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Re: establishing ppp connection as non-root



That remarkable Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 12:36, Alphonse Ogulla wrote:
> Hi all,
> I configured ppp successfully using pppconfig and make use of pon/poff 
> commands to bring up and bring down the link respectively. However, pon only 
> works when ran as root and refuses otherwise.

run pppconfig, choose "change the connection" option; it will appear your ISP 
configuration, go into "advanced options" and select "add user". 

Add the user you want to use pon/poff. 

cheers
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Rodrigo Agerri 
Dept. of Computing
City University, London
Tel: 0044 (0) 20 7040 0292
http://www.soi.city.ac.uk/~au700

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