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What is the p-t-p (or remote IP) address in PPPoE connections?

In Linux when I connect to PPPoE via the pon command, the plog command shows two IP addresses: local IP address (which is my internet public IP) remote IP address (which I don't know what is it?) ...
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Why is PPPoE used for DSL rather than EAPoL?

While learning for my IT Security exam I wonder why PPPoE is used for establishing DSL connections instead of EAPoL? In PPPoE, the authentication is embedded in PPP frames, which are embedded in ...
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Communication between two systems using pppd

I have two Vritual Machines (part of a bridged network) (both Ubuntu 64-bit) running Oracle VM Box. I can communicate between the two machines using netcat.I have installed ppp daemon on both the ...
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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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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, ...