[pptp-server] PPTP CTRL Connection

Allan Clark allanc at sco.com
Wed May 26 17:16:38 CDT 1999

> I find the same problem - if the client doesn't do a graceful disconnect
> (ie
> just turn off or unplug) then PPPD will terminate but the ctrl
> connection
> stays open.  As a fast workaround, could you pass the PID number of ctrl
> connection to PPPD (by appending "iiparam PIDNUMBER" to the command line
> that
> calls pppd).  Then when I run my ip-down script, I can kill the
> ctrl-connection as well.
> This also has the benefit that you could use the timeout in pppd to
> close the
> connection.
> Ideally ctrl connection would monitor the pppd demon, and terminate
> itself
> when pppd dies, but I guess that would require quite a bit more work.



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