PPP Configuration Problems!

Mark Ovens mark at dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org
Sun Aug 29 00:17:19 BST 1999

On Sat, Aug 28, 1999 at 06:44:35PM +0100, Andrew Boothman wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm having a bit of trouble configuring PPP. I want to enable any user on my
> system to use ppp.
> Whenever I run ppp as a normal user I get
> "default: User access denied"
> Even with "allow users" in the default section or in an ISP section, even though
> it runs fine as root.
> If I allow access to a spacific user, using "allow user andrew" I get :

That's correct. You need to specify the usernames, it's not a global
thing, i.e. allow *these* users, not allow *all* users.

> "Warning : No available tunnel devices found (Operation not permitted)
>  Warning : Bundle_create : No such file or directory"

Have you got an instance of pppalready running? By default only
one tunnel device exists (/dev/tun0) but you need a separate one
for each instance of ppp.

> Can anyone help? I'm using FreeBSD 3.1-R and PPP Version 2.0, dated 1998/12/14
> Thanks!
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