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Re: [SLE] pppd dialin host how-to?
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 10:34:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <2unv22hndr5ctl2987dn268ivt8k5vrauj@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, 02 Apr 2006 10:43:45 +0200, you wrote:

>Michael W Cocke wrote:
>> Possibly an obvious question, but most of what I can find on google
>> doesn't help. Does anyone know of a decent how-to on setting up a
>> dialin server (preferably with the calling side authentication config
>> too).?
>> I have to be set up for a cellular modem in about 36 hours and I
>> haven't used dialup equipment under linux before. Dos & Win yes - I'm
>> not hopeless - but I got into linux after I got broadband.
>I can't help you much, but you might want to have a look at RADIUS -
>"Remote Authentication Dial In User Service".
>/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

Thanks anyway, but that's severe overkill. Thanks to webmin I have it
hacked together enough to work - just needed a ppp link with chap/pap.

A whole new meaning to the phrase mobile office. <sigh> Wired the
van for 110AC with an inverter and installed a laptop, printer & cell
modem to connect back to the office. What I wouldn't give for muni

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