PPP (point-to-point protocol) was developed and standardized in order to carry all traffic between two network devices over a single physical connection, direct link between two nodes.

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Is a FreeBSD equivalent of pppd required? If yes, is it /usr/sbin/ppp?

On the Wikipedia page and the official webpage, only Linux and Solaris are listed as possible platforms. The FreeBSD handbook mentions pppd, but it is used to refer to the kernel implementation in ...
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Ethernet and PPPoE conflict with each other

I have an old computer in my dorm room. It acts as a gateway and traffic-shaper (htb) for me and my roommates. Debian is installed into it. It has been working quite good for a year. Nothing ...
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How to preserve L2 headers while sending Ethernet frames over serial line

I am using pppd (in linux) to send ethernet data over a serial line to another computer. How can I preserve L2 headers while sending Ethernet frames over serial line? It seems the ppp protocol sends ...
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how to get ppp interface gateway address in debain 6?

I am using debain 6 and using a Sierra modem c888 to connect internet. I am using wvdial package for connecting the modem. I am able to connect internet. The question I have is, how do get the gateway ...
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Run scripts after establishing PPPoE connection in Ubuntu

I need to change some configuration after a PPPoE connection has been established. (Change /etc/resolv.conf, add routes.) I made a script, moved it to the /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ and made it executable, ...
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Logging VPN Traffic (L2TP/IPSec on Ubuntu)

I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have ...
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Cisco: unable to negotiate IP using IPCP with Windows server

I am connecting to Windows server using PPP (for vpn), I establish connection but server does not respond me for my address requests: *Mar 23 00:40:06.055: Vi1 MS-CHAP-V2: I CHALLENGE id 0 len 25 ...
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Clash between PPP connections on Windows 7

I am using COM ports to connect to some hardware. I setup RAS connections for the various COM ports. If I connect to one device at a time then I am able to communicate using a TCP/IP socket with ...
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setup L2TP on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm following this guide to setup a VPS on my Ubuntu VPS: http://riobard.com/blog/2010-04-30-l2tp-over-ipsec-ubuntu/ My config files are setup as in that guide, openswan version is 2.6.26 I think.. ...
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Verizon USB551L 4G Stick on Linux

I have been trying to get a Verizon USB551L 4G USB Stick working on Debian Linux. I have been able to get it to connect, but it always disconnects after 10 secs to 2.5 minutes, then it cannot connect ...
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How to find 3G signal strength when connection is already established by pppd?

I want signal strength information when a pppd connection is already running. I am running pppd on an embedded Linux environment and a 3g modem manufactured by Cinterion. I know commands from which I ...
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PPP Link Protocol was terminated, Windows 7

I am trying to set up a dial up connection through a Windows 7 server to Windows XP server and keep receiving the above error. I have confirmed the username and password are correct and have tried ...
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Linux PPP Routing issue [ Network Unreachable ]

Well I set up a ppp connection for my USB modem. I even got an IP address but when I try to do a ping I get network unreachable. I think it could be because the same laptop also sometimes get ...
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itshidden.com VPN connection dies and will not reconnect on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have a ubuntu server which should keep a connection to itshidden.com VPN through PPTP. Somehow, connection dies once in awhile and following lines appear in /var/log/syslog: Jun 24 16:52:54 ...
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Error handling pppd configuration?

I have a computer, running ubuntu, that I want to be connected to the network at all times. It has a GSM modem connected to it via USB. Is there some program available that monitors that the ...
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How to keep ppp up and running

I'm using a USB Cell Modem on a Arm SBC running Debian Jesse. I have a wvdial.conf file and a ppp0 file in my /etc/network/interfaces.d directory: auto ppp0 iface ppp0 inet wvdial It mostly Just ...
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Force Wireshark to decode part of Data as another protocol

I have some traffic samples where the Layer 2 is PPP and the next protocol field value is 0x0281, which indicates MPLS Unicast. There are 4 bytes following this PPP header before I see the IP header. ...
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Unable to receive UDP broadcast packets on PPP connection

I am struggling for two days now with no success. I have two modems (do not ask, some special stuff), that uses dial up (PPP) connection. I tried this on windows XP and it works like a charm. I am ...
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Networking from a tun6to4 to pppX interfaces on debian

So my /etc/network/interfaces looks like auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 198.51.100.50 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 198.51.100.1 # VPN Subnet auto eth0:1 iface eth0:1 inet static ...
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Unable to Connect to VPN with PPTP on OSX 10.9

I'm attempting to connect to a VPN on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.9 Here are the connection settings: Interface: VPN VPN Type: PPTP Authentication Settings: Password Configure IPv4: Using PPP ...
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Connecting to the Internet with a 3G USB Modem

I am trying to establish a connection to the Internet with wvdial. Everything is alright but the problem is I can't ping for example google.ca or its IP address. Here is the output of the wvdial ...
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Where to ppp username and password to initiate a PPP session?

I am using RedHat Linux 5.4 and I would like know where should I update the PPP username and password sothat I can connect to the ISP?