[pptp-server] Authentication problem

James MacLean macleajb at EDnet.NS.CA
Sat Apr 22 17:35:48 CDT 2000

On Sat, 22 Apr 2000, John Hermsen wrote:

> Apr 22 18:13:38 hermsen pppd[7394]: The remote system is required to
> authenticat e itself but I Apr 22 18:13:38 hermsen pppd[7394]:
> couldn't find any suitable secret (password)
>  for it to use to do so.
> What could I be forgetting to do?


Look to see that you have 2 lines describing your identity with the
name<->remotename reversed in one:

me	you	passwd	*
you	me	passwd	*

That goes for pptpd and pptp if you are using it.
> Regards,
> John

James B. MacLean        macleajb at ednet.ns.ca
Department of Education http://www.ednet.ns.ca/~macleajb
Nova Scotia, Canada
B3M 4B2

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