Subject: Re: Userland PPP
To: Not for internal consumption <email@example.com>
From: Christian Kuhtz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/19/1999 16:32:15
On Fri, Feb 19, 1999 at 01:15:40PM -0800, Not for internal consumption wrote:
> Can I ask what the point of ppp-over-ethernet or ppp-over-IP would be?
> [secure ppp thru a firewall?]
It's called ADSL.
You can authenticate a session/user if you use PPPoE. If you don't use PPPoE,
you're doing bridging at the termination point past the DSLAM, and you can't
PPP-over-IP is called L2TP.
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