Subject: Re: IP masquerade
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/1997 11:39:16
On 27 May 1997, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> 	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.

Argh.  I stand corrected.  Now you're going to make me figure out why
/etc/ppp/ip-up _doesn't_ do everything it's supposed to (it does create
/tmp/.IP-UP for me, but doesn't generate my ipnat.conf).

Thanks for setting me straight.