Subject: Re: pppd as login shell
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Tom T. Thai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/10/1996 14:42:16
On Sat, 9 Nov 1996, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Nov 9, 11:13pm, Jon Buller wrote:
> } Is there a way for pppd to be started as a login shell with a
> } local:remote address setting? Right now I have a pair of logins
> } for my 2 non-internet machines on my internet gateway, that use
> } csh and have a .login file like:
> } /usr/sbin/pppd server:client1
> } logout
> } It seems better to me if I could just make pppd the login shell,
> } but I need client1 to change based on the login, eliminating (as
> Put 'server:client1' in ~/.ppprc. If you're doing dynamic
> addressing, then put it in /etc/ppp/tty.<whatever>.
> } far as I know) /etc/ppp/options. And putting x:y as a shell argument
> Use options for common options.
> }-- End of excerpt from Jon Buller
is there a way to do this by assign each serial line an ip address and
not have to use the user's home dir at all?
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