[pptp-server] Re: pptp client problem

Mathieu Fourticq mfourticq at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 3 04:38:40 CDT 2000

> >Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 09:21:51 -0800 (PST)
> >From: Laxman Shankar <eiachomb at yahoo.com>
> >Subject: pptp client problem
> >To: chris at schulte.org
> >
> >Hi Chris,
> >
> >I needed some help in using the pptp client
> >package pptp-linux-1.0.2.
> >
> >I have a DSL connection using PPPoE.  I know
> >the IP address of the PPTP server I am trying to
> >connect to and my user name and password.
> >
> >The usage is >pptp <ipaddr> <ppp options>
> >
> >pptp.c tries to connect to ipaddr which it cannot
> >reach if I have not already run the pppd over pppoe.
> >
> >Can you tell me what the correct method is ? or
> >give me a pointer to someone who does.
> >
> >Thanks
> >Laxman
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Hi laxman,

  I am using a pptp client to access the internet with the ADSL 1000 Alcatel 
modem. In my case, I am connected to the box via an ethernet link : It means 
that my Ethernet Card is and my Modem as another IP adress like

  To connect to my ISP, I launch pptp which enable my acces to 
the internet. (I don't use any ISP adress)

Hopping this will help,

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