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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY ppp-download-http "http://ccache.samba.org/ftp/ppp/ppp-&ppp-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY ppp-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.samba.org/pub/ppp/ppp-&ppp-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY ppp-md5sum "848f6c3cafeb6074ffeb293c3af79b7c">
10 <!ENTITY ppp-size "672 KB">
11 <!ENTITY ppp-buildsize "6.2 MB">
12 <!ENTITY ppp-time "0.13 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="ppp" xreflabel="PPP-&ppp-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="ppp.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>PPP-&ppp-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="ppp">
26 <primary sortas="a-PPP">PPP</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to PPP</title>
31
32 <para>The <application>PPP</application> package contains the
33 <command>pppd</command> daemon and the <command>chat</command>
34 program. This is used for connecting to other machines; often for connecting to
35 the Internet via a dial-up or PPPoE connection to an ISP.</para>
36
37 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
38 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
39 <listitem>
40 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&ppp-download-http;"/></para>
41 </listitem>
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&ppp-download-ftp;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download MD5 sum: &ppp-md5sum;</para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download size: &ppp-size;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Estimated disk space required: &ppp-buildsize;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated build time: &ppp-time;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 </itemizedlist>
58
59 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">PPP Dependencies</bridgehead>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
62 <para><xref linkend="libpcap"/></para>
63
64 </sect2>
65
66 <sect2 role="installation">
67 <title>Installation of PPP</title>
68
69 <note id="ppp-kernel">
70 <para><application>PPP</application> support must be
71 compiled into the kernel or available as a kernel module.</para>
72 </note>
73
74 <indexterm zone="ppp ppp-kernel">
75 <primary sortas="d-PPP-support">PPP support</primary>
76 </indexterm>
77
78 <para>Install <application>PPP</application> by running the
79 following commands:</para>
80
81<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
82make</userinput></screen>
83
84 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
85
86 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
87
88<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
89make install-etcppp</userinput></screen>
90
91 </sect2>
92
93 <sect2 role="commands">
94 <title>Command Explanations</title>
95
96 <para><command>make install-etcppp</command>: This command puts example
97 configuration files in <filename class="directory">/etc/ppp</filename>.</para>
98
99 </sect2>
100
101 <sect2 role="configuration">
102 <title>Configuring PPP</title>
103
104 <sect3 id="ppp-config">
105 <title>Config Files</title>
106
107 <para><filename>/etc/ppp/*</filename></para>
108
109 <indexterm zone="ppp ppp-config">
110 <primary sortas="e-etc-ppp-star">/etc/ppp/*</primary>
111 </indexterm>
112
113 </sect3>
114
115 <sect3>
116 <title>Configuration Information</title>
117
118 <para>The <application>PPP</application> daemon requires very little
119 configuration. The main trick is scripting the connection. This can be done
120 either using the <command>chat</command> program which comes with
121 this package or by using <xref linkend="wvdial"/>.</para>
122
123 </sect3>
124
125 </sect2>
126
127 <sect2 role="content">
128 <title>Contents</title>
129
130 <segmentedlist>
131 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
132 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
133 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
134
135 <seglistitem>
136 <seg>chat, pppd, pppdump, pppoe-discovery and pppstats</seg>
137 <seg>Several plugin modules installed in
138 <filename class='directory'>/usr/lib/pppd/2.4.3</filename></seg>
139 <seg>/etc/ppp, /usr/include/pppd and /usr/lib/pppd</seg>
140 </seglistitem>
141 </segmentedlist>
142
143 <variablelist>
144 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
145 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
146 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
147
148 <varlistentry id="chat">
149 <term><command>chat</command></term>
150 <listitem>
151 <para>defines a conversational exchange between the computer and the
152 modem. Its primary purpose is to establish the connection between the
153 Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon (PPPD) and the remote's
154 <command>pppd</command> process.</para>
155 <indexterm zone="ppp chat">
156 <primary sortas="b-chat">chat</primary>
157 </indexterm>
158 </listitem>
159 </varlistentry>
160
161 <varlistentry id="pppd">
162 <term><command>pppd</command></term>
163 <listitem>
164 <para>is the Point to Point Protocol daemon.</para>
165 <indexterm zone="ppp pppd">
166 <primary sortas="b-pppd">pppd</primary>
167 </indexterm>
168 </listitem>
169 </varlistentry>
170
171 <varlistentry id="pppdump">
172 <term><command>pppdump</command></term>
173 <listitem>
174 <para>is used to convert
175 <application>PPP</application> record files to a readable
176 format.</para>
177 <indexterm zone="ppp pppdump">
178 <primary sortas="b-pppdump">pppdump</primary>
179 </indexterm>
180 </listitem>
181 </varlistentry>
182
183 <varlistentry id="pppstats">
184 <term><command>pppstats</command></term>
185 <listitem>
186 <para>is used to print
187 <application>PPP</application> statistics.</para>
188 <indexterm zone="ppp pppstats">
189 <primary sortas="b-pppstats">pppstats</primary>
190 </indexterm>
191 </listitem>
192 </varlistentry>
193
194 </variablelist>
195
196 </sect2>
197
198</sect1>
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