Subject: Re: Using PPP for a serial-only server.
To: Dave Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Neil J. McRae <email@example.com>
Date: 01/02/1997 21:17:54
On Tue, 31 Dec 1996 17:51:17 -0600 (CST)
Dave Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Should a ppp link ever have a netmask that ISN'T 255.255.255.255? My
> guess would be 'yes, but only if you are using an ifconfig alias for
> that port'.
Yes. You can have a PPP netmask of 255.255.255.252:
18.104.22.168/30 is such an example :-)
22.214.171.124 is the local end of the PPP interface,
126.96.36.199 is the remote end of the PPP interface.
Neil J. McRae. Alive and Kicking. Domino: In the glow of the night.
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