Subject: Re: slip and PPP
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: John Shardlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/1995 19:07:15
> I'd also like to thank John, his advice helped me make a lot of progress
> as well.
> Currently I can get the ppp connection established and ping the local
> and remote addresses. I put the remote hostname and domain into
> /etc/hosts with the address, and now I can telnet to the remote
> host. I have access to the names and addresses of the name server
> and news server etc... but at this point I'm at a loss, I can't figure
> out what to do with this stuff to get my local software set up.
I'm not sure which local software you mean.
telnet and ftp work fine for me.
I had a bit of hassle setting up /etc/sendmail.cf but mail is flowing fine
I've never got news or WWW stuff running on NetBSD. I still do that on AmigaOS
The nameservers address should go in /etc/resolv.conf in a line like this:
Hope that helps.
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