Subject: Re: IP masquerade
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/1997 18:30:11
In article <Pine.NEB.3.95.970527104623.760M-100000@bonzai>,
	Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM> writes:
>> I would assume you could put something like this in /etc/ppp/ip-up;
>> [...]
> You can, but you'll need to run this as root.

Why? From "pppd.8":

	This program or script is executed  with  the  real
	and  effective  user-IDs  set  to root.

So "/etc/ppp/ip-up" it's executed with root privileges anyway, it doesn't
matter who called it.

Matthias Scheler