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Re: [SLE] starting fetchmail when dialup connection made
  • From: Dave Smith <Dave.Smith@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 19:58:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <20010821195807.Z653@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 02:18:24PM +0100, ted.harding@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Another (which is the sort of thing I tend to do) is to
> NFS-mount workstation's /tmp on Smoothwall. Get kppd to
> "touch workstation:/tmp/ppp_running", and set up a cron
> job on workstation to watch /tmp every minute (use

The kernel supplied with Smoothwall does not include NFS
support, for (reasonably) obvious security reasons.

I think that the approach of using SSH to either run the
command directly, or touch a file which is picked up by a
cron checking script is probably the best solution.

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