Subject: Re: slip and PPP
To: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
From: Calvin <>
List: amiga
Date: 08/22/1995 18:16:36
On Tue, 22 Aug 1995, Eduardo E. Horvath wrote:

> I don't think that's much more secure because the password is visible on both
> the shell's command line and the chat command line at the time of connect. 
> What I do is use chat -f <file> so none of the chat script is ever visible on
> a command line. 

Yeah that's pretty good.  Perhaps that should be put into the FAQ 
somewhere.  I skirt the problem because I think that nobody can possibly 
log in over the network to see the password until PPP is already 
connected.   Except for the console of course...  But using chat -f 
solve's that. Thanks.

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