wvdial, pppd and pap/chap

Dienadel dienadel at ozu.es
Tue Feb 24 04:35:08 PST 2004

"Christian H. Kuhn" <official at qno.de> escribió en el mensaje
news:slrnc3mbqu.pb.official at home.qno.de...
> Hi all,
> I've installed pppd, wvstreams and wvdial. wvdail is able to dial and
> connecting. Then it waits, tells me it doesn't know what to do and
> starts pppd.
> pppd logs (debug option) first one pap authentification try, which is
> rejected, and then LOTS of chap authentification tries, but all
> rejected. It's not astonishing, because /etc/ppp/pap-secrets and
> /etc/ppp/chapsecrets are empty. If i understand some docu right,
> wvdial should be able to write those files, but it leaves them
> untouched.
> Any hints?
> Chris


i think wvdial doesn't create those files
i created them manually, as shown in the ppp-HOWTO. As i wasn't sure which
one my ISP used, pap or chap, the chap file, was a link to pap file.


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