Subject: Re: Executing pppd as a non-root user[solved]
To: NetBSD-User <email@example.com>
From: Ian P. Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/23/2001 22:41:34
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 01:02:10PM -0500, Ian P. Thomas Ipt wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 12:49:03PM -0500, Ian P. Thomas Ipt wrote:
> > 1. I have tried and failed at getting pppd to run as a non-root user. I
> > have attached /etc/ppp/options and /etc/ppp/peers/ubunix who I believe are
> > the culprits. Other info that may be useful
> > Permissions of /etc/ppp/pap-secrets 0600
> > 2. I am not able to get my ip-up script to run when the line comes up as
> > well as my ip-down script to run when the line goes down. Attached for
> > your reading enjoyment.
> > Permissions of /etc/ppp/ip-up 0700
> > /etc/ppp/ip-down 0700
> > I've been documenting the whole learning process and will put up a new
> > user tutorial on my website when I have everything humming along. Thanks
> > for all the help so far.
> > Ian
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> The files should be attached this time.;)
> Of Course It Runs NetBSD
After upgrading to 1.5.2, the new version of pppd gave
me a different error message. This message referred to my peers
directory. I changed the permissions on it so it could be
executed by all and pppd can now be run as a non-root user.
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