[ILUG] Demand Dialing
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Wed Dec 20 15:35:30 GMT 2000
On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 10:29:15AM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
gerodonoghue at sigma-sl.ie thought:
> > Hi,
> > Is demand-dialing now a feature of pppd , where previously I had to use
> > diald ?
> > I had a look at the man pages for pppd from RH7, as I was having trouble
> > trying to get diald working, and the is a "demand" option which looks like
> > it will do the same thing ? - Or is there more to it.
> > (I am trying to set a single dialup machine as a firewall for my lan.)
> > Thanks,
> > Declan
> I have pppd 2.3.10 working as dial on demand. I options file use the
> idle 300 (number of idle secs before disconnect)
OTOH, I use diald with impulse timings so it disconnects after I've used
up the *full* time I get charged for by Eircom (SPIT!!).
I can give you a talk through if you want to contact me off-list.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
Domestic Sysadmin :-)
12:45pm up 2 days, 33 min, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.04, 0.01
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