[nSLUG] Troubleshooting LCP & PAP on a Telus dialup NAS

Oliver Doepner odoepner at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 22:17:04 AST 2014


Cool. Persistence paid off, apparently.
Congratulations, Mike!

On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 9:42 PM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
>
>
> Just to close up this OT thread (with with y'all have been very patient):
>
>   + Initial problem: Company sold, new NOC staff, new servers and
>     software.  They broke the authentication database, neither knew
>     (nor believed, when I told them) that they'd done so. Resolved.
>     Windoes now can connect.
>
>   + Secondary problem: "Out of the box" PPP/dialup server, no single
>     person knows anything about server config, some "know" things that
>     are counterfactual.  Much hacking, consulting on-line gurus.
>     Resolved: The invocation of pppd, for this server, must *not*
>     contain the option "escape FF" which previously was either
>     required or at least acceptable. Linux can now connect.
>
> Everything's working again, thanks to y'all and Old Guy
> on comp.os.linux.networking.
>
>
> - Mike
>
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Oliver Doepner
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