FW: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients when then connect
webmaster at lotr.ws
Thu Jun 6 18:39:10 CDT 2002
From: Frank Cusack [mailto:fcusack at fcusack.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients
when then connect
Yes, they do PPP and the ppp software on the user side installs a default
route pointing to the other side of the ppp link. That's what I was
referring to --- ppp provides no way to communicate a route to the peer.
On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:44:21PM -0600, Webmaster wrote:
> They don't do PPP (not pptp)? The old days were SLIP and such, but I
> they went to ppp these days?
> I know the protocol of pptp itself doesn't cover this, there was nothing
> the RFC, but I had hoped that in the poptop implementation which uses ppp
> portions there would be something.
> Hmmm. Well. That's a real bummer. I'll keep searching, I guess if all else
> fails our team will have to build it ourselves, I just wanted to make sure
> we weren't reinventing the wheel.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Cusack [mailto:fcusack at fcusack.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 2:38 PM
> To: Webmaster
> Subject: Re: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients
> when then connect
> ISPs don't do pptp; if they do they have users 'use default gateway
> on remote network'.
> I thought the same thing as you; SOMEONE must have done SOMETHING about
> this, but the protocols do not provide for this. If you do find something
> out, please let me know about it ... it will save me some grief.
> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 02:11:10PM -0600, Webmaster wrote:
> > I'm sorry, I misphrased that. I meant since it uses some of ppp
> > So, how do ISPs using PPP for users solve this issue for dial-ups and
> > So, surely SOMEONE has done something to address this issue? PPTP has
> > around for many years, and poptop for quite a few. Doesn't anyone know
> > some scripts or patches or anything that has been created to do this?
> > Thanks,
> > -Art
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Frank Cusack [mailto:fcusack at fcusack.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 2:02 PM
> > To: Hawke
> > Cc: pptp-server at lists.schulte.org
> > Subject: Re: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients
> > when then connect
> > On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 08:04:51AM -0600, Hawke wrote:
> > > script for everyone. I want the server to assign the routes in typical
> > > fashion. Since pptp is based on ppp isn't there some simple script I
> > add
> > > somewhere that will do this?
> > pptp is not based on ppp. Neither pptp nor ppp can do this, sorry.
> > also a sore spot with me. :-(
> > /fc
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