[H-GEN] Dialup to GU

Kris Amy krisamy1 at optushome.com.au
Thu Jan 24 21:27:17 EST 2002


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You do know that the passwords have been reset this year? This was for 
all account including dial-up. Get him to check through the mail he was 
sent from griffith his new pass will be in there.

Kris

Nikolai Lusan wrote:

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> On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Michael Anthon wrote:
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>>Anyone here using pppd to dial in to GU?  I've got a mate with an account
>>there and I was trying to lead him through setting it up on an powermac that
>>I installed Debian on.  Unfortunately it keeps giving an authentication
>>
> Wow, last I heard the only stuedent with dial-up at GU where the cs
> people - and unless you used slurp you couldn't get ppp.
> 
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>>error (I think that's what it was), something like "Access denied" when
>>looking at the pppd logs.  He's pretty sure that the password is right.
>>
> Have you tried connecting using minicom and then starting pppd from the
> command line? This old trick lets you test the waters at the other end
> if there are problems getting an auth.
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> Nikolai Lusan
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