Subject: Re: PPP questions (ahem)
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott Reynolds <email@example.com>
Date: 08/08/1996 18:06:54
On Thu, 8 Aug 1996, Jukka Marin wrote:
> I want to replace getty with pppd. What options do I have to specify to
> get login/passwd authentication (I don't want any fancy stuff, just that
> the client has to supply the same login name and password as in /etc/passwd).
You should be able to use the `login' option and PAP for this purpose.
That is, the client must support PAP, and I really have no idea if Win95
supports this. Note: I've never acutally tried it.
> Is there an option which would make pppd monitor the connection and drop
> and restart it if it broken?
which will drop the line if there are 10 consecutive LCP ECHO packets sent
without response, 30 seconds apart. The `perist' option may be useful
here, as well.