Subject: Re: PAP connection to NT RAS
To: Bob Nestor <>
From: Mark Andres <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/18/1997 11:52:11
Hi Bob,

I am pretty sure that NT-RAS uses CHAP instead of PAP.  So you will want
to disable PAP and enable chap.


On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Bob Nestor wrote:

> Looking for tips on getting NetBSD connected to a dial-up NT-RAS Server.
> I've been connecting to my ISP for some time using PAP on my NetBSD 
> systems (Mac and i386). Now I'd like to try connecting to my employer's 
> network, but it uses an NT-RAS Server. I've got an account and have it 
> running from my MacOS system, so I know it's possible and I know that the 
> passwords are being passed as plain text.  However, when I transfer the 
> parameters to my NetBSD system I get the error "PAP authorization 
> failed".  I've enabled the debug levels in PPPD and from what I can tell 
> it's failing with "bad fcs" errors, but I'm not sure why.  I've tried 
> disabling all the compression options in PPPD with no change.
> So, does anyone have a FAQ, URL, tip or whatever to get me on the right 
> track here?
> Thanks,
> -bob

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