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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/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<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="ppp.html"?>
21<title>PPP-&ppp-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="ppp">
23<primary sortas="a-PPP">PPP</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application></title>
27
28<para>The <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> package contains
29the <command>pppd</command> daemon and the <command>chat</command> program.
30This is used for connecting to other machines; often for connecting to
31the Internet via a dial-up or <acronym>PPPoE</acronym> connection to an
32<acronym>ISP</acronym>.</para>
33
34<sect3><title>Package information</title>
35<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
36<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
37url="&ppp-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
39url="&ppp-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &ppp-md5sum;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download size: &ppp-size;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
43&ppp-buildsize;</para></listitem>
44<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
45&ppp-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
46</sect3>
47
48<sect3><title><application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> dependencies</title>
49<sect4><title>Required</title>
50<para><xref linkend="libpcap"/></para>
51</sect4>
52</sect3>
53
54</sect2>
55
56<sect2 id="ppp-kernel">
57<title>Installation of <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application></title>
58
59<note><para><application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> support must be
60compiled into the kernel or available as a kernel module.</para></note>
61<indexterm zone="ppp ppp-kernel">
62<primary sortas="d-PPP-support">PPP support</primary></indexterm>
63
64<para>Install <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> by running the
65following commands:</para>
66
67<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
68make</command></userinput></screen>
69
70<para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
71
72<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
73
74<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install &amp;&amp;
75make install-etcppp</command></userinput></screen>
76
77</sect2>
78
79<sect2>
80<title>Command explanations</title>
81
82<para><command>make install-etcppp</command>: This command puts example
83configuration files in <filename class="directory">/etc/ppp</filename>.</para>
84
85</sect2>
86
87<sect2>
88<title>Configuring <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application></title>
89
90<sect3 id="ppp-config"><title>Config files</title>
91<para><filename>/etc/ppp/*</filename></para>
92<indexterm zone="ppp ppp-config">
93<primary sortas="e-etc-ppp-star">/etc/ppp/*</primary></indexterm>
94</sect3>
95
96<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
97
98<para>The <application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> daemon requires
99very little configuration. The main trick is scripting the connection. This
100can be done either using the <command>chat</command> program which comes with
101this package or by using <xref linkend="wvdial"/>.</para>
102</sect3>
103
104</sect2>
105
106<sect2>
107<title>Contents</title>
108
109<segmentedlist>
110<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
111<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
112<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
113
114<seglistitem>
115<seg>chat, pppd, pppdump, pppoe-discovery and pppstats</seg>
116<seg>Several plugin modules installed in
117<filename class='directory'>/usr/lib/pppd/2.4.3</filename></seg>
118<seg>/etc/ppp, /usr/include/pppd and /usr/lib/pppd</seg>
119</seglistitem>
120</segmentedlist>
121
122<variablelist>
123<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
124<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
125
126<varlistentry id="chat">
127<term><command>chat</command></term>
128<listitem><para>defines a conversational exchange between the computer and the
129modem. Its primary purpose is to establish the connection between the
130Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon (<acronym>PPPD</acronym>) and the remote's
131<command>pppd</command> process.</para>
132<indexterm zone="ppp chat">
133<primary sortas="b-chat">chat</primary>
134</indexterm></listitem>
135</varlistentry>
136
137<varlistentry id="pppd">
138<term><command>pppd</command></term>
139<listitem><para>is the Point to Point Protocol daemon.</para>
140<indexterm zone="ppp pppd">
141<primary sortas="b-pppd">pppd</primary>
142</indexterm></listitem>
143</varlistentry>
144
145<varlistentry id="pppdump">
146<term><command>pppdump</command></term>
147<listitem><para>is used to convert
148<application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> record files to a readable
149format.</para>
150<indexterm zone="ppp pppdump">
151<primary sortas="b-pppdump">pppdump</primary>
152</indexterm></listitem>
153</varlistentry>
154
155<varlistentry id="pppstats">
156<term><command>pppstats</command></term>
157<listitem><para>is used to print
158<application><acronym>PPP</acronym></application> statistics.</para>
159<indexterm zone="ppp pppstats">
160<primary sortas="b-pppstats">pppstats</primary>
161</indexterm></listitem>
162</varlistentry>
163</variablelist>
164
165</sect2>
166
167</sect1>
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