Subject: Re: I can't get PPP to work any more
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Space Case <email@example.com>
Date: 11/02/1999 21:36:47
On Nov 2, 2:49pm, "R. C. Dowdeswell" wrote:
>On 941582488 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
>Space Case wrote:
>>pppd: The remote system is required to authenticate itself but I
>>pppd: couldn't find any suitable secret (password) for it to use to do so.
>Add noauth to the pppd options file or command line. pppd, IIRC,
>requires the remote end to authenitcate itself which you don't need
>for dial-up generally.
Thanks to everyone who suggested the 'noauth' option. After determining
that my current ISP wants a verbose chat and not PAP (and after removing
the old default route), it now works. :-)
Steve Allen - firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.eskimo.com/~wormey/ ICQ 6709819
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