PPP Dial-in problems
brian at Awfulhak.org
Mon May 21 13:33:47 BST 2001
Bear in mind that incoming authentication is taken from
/etc/ppp/ppp.secrets - any ``set authkey'' in your config is not used
unless the peer demands authentication.
> On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 12:28:29PM +0100, Brian Somers wrote:
> > > OK this may be obvious but is the modem in auto answer mode?
> > >
> > > PPP is looking for a CONNECT string its only getting RING.
> > Yes, this sounds like it might be the problem. You should be able to
> > set auto-answer mode by connecting to the modem and doing
> > ATZ
> > ATS0=1
> > AT&W
> > The S0 register is usually the thing that says answer after N rings -
> > default 0 (ATS0=0 turns it off).
> That was indeed one of the problems (doh!) :-( We now have a modem that
> picks up the phone but it would appear the PPP authentication fails.
> I'm going to try using login rather that PAP/CHAP to see if I get anything
> usefull out of the logs.
> If anyone has a working dial-in box and would care to share the config files
> (sans any secrets of course :-) ), that would be most appreciated.
> Neil C. Ford
> Managing Director, Yet Another Computer Solutions Company Limited
> neil at yacsc.com - http://www.yacsc.com
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
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