CHAP problem with PPPoE server

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Mar 9 18:14:20 CET 2011

Paul Thornton wrote:
> This is the part that is the mystery.  There seems to be scarce
> information out there about how pppd functions when using radius as a
> back end (apart from it should 'just work') - most of the documentation
> about pppd relates to dial-up as a ppp client or a server without using
> radius.

  Well... the PPPd people wrote the RADIUS plugin.  They need to make
sure it works.

> I thought this list was exactly the sort of place that people who may
> have come across a similar issue could be found.  Sorry for the noise if
> that isn't the case.

  Questions are fine, but don't be surprised if the answer is "ask the
people who wrote the client software"

  Alan DeKok.

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