Subject: Re: Anyone using pppd(8) with NT RAS successfully?
To: Eric S. Hvozda <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scott.reynolds@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 09/03/1998 16:35:59
Eric S. Hvozda wrote:

> Ya know, it could just be me, but there appears to be problems
> with our implementation of MSCHAP in pppd(8).
> [...]
> Can anyone authenticate successfully to a Microsoft RAS with
> pppd?

Well, yes, I can.  (It works fine with PAP, of course, but I'm using CHAP.

There is a trick -- I'm not sure quite where I found it -- to using
MS-CHAP/CHAP80 with our pppd.  In your chap-secrets file, put

	username	host		password
	host		username	password

When I last looked, MS-CHAP support was compiled in by default.