Subject: Re: PPP on demand dial
To: Tom T. Thai <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1997 10:39:45
On Jun 12, Tom T. Thai wrote
> I think I found ppp -auto -alias.. to ppp to dial automatically, but am 
> still confused as to how does ppp know how to initiate the connection... 
> should something be running to watch for packets going out to the Net to 
> start ppp?

Yes, and that daemon is call'd pppd :)
look at pppd(8), and search for "demand"

Manuel Bouyer, MASI, Universite Paris VI.