dialing out as user

Brian Somers brian at freebsd-services.com
Mon Oct 29 11:05:44 GMT 2001

You'll need to fix your from address.  ``User & <>'' isn't valid.

> I would be most grateful if someone could help me to set up ppp.conf as user. 
> I seem to be going around in circles and getting nowhere.
> I was told earlier this month in freebsd-users, to ensure that the statement 
> "allow users" is in ppp.conf to enable user to dial out.  
> I've done this, but with no success, I've also tried the statement "Allow 
> p_f_james" again with no success.   I can dial out as root, but this is a 
> security risk I am told. 
> Where am I going wrong.
> Any help gratefully appreciated.

Add ``allow users p_f_james'' to your config and add ``p_f_james'' to 
the network group in /etc/group.

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