[CentOS] Help Wanted With kPPP

Glen Roy centos at cooyal.com
Sun Sep 25 16:53:46 UTC 2005

Thanks for this. It appears that I can now continue to use CentOS :-)

Sudev Barar wrote:

>On 9/25/05, Glen Roy <centos at cooyal.com> wrote:
>>I need all users to be able to dial into the Internet using either kppp
>>or whatever without being asked for a root password. I only have
>>dial-up, thanks to Telstra. I've searched for days and tried various
>>things but no luck. Please help me out with simple, step-by-step
>>instructions aimed at a new user. I tried changing permissions, creating
>>dialout group and adding users but no luck. Hope to hear from someone
>>soon in regards to this issue.
>Use "neat" First start neat and give root password when prompted, add
>modem in hardware tab by clicking on new. Then in the Devices tab
>click new and create a modem connection giving all details. After
>hitting finish again click on the edit for modem connection. You will
>see "Allow users to start" box tick this while "Activate at start"
>should be unticked.
>Test modem connection by activating modem and de-activating.
>Now users can start / stop this connection from menu
>Application>System Tools>Network Device Control or by command
>Basically neat uses /etc/wvdial.conf file to store dial up details and
>uses wvdial command.
>Sudev Barar
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