[lug] Connecting to USWest

Chip Atkinson chip at rmpg.org
Wed Aug 30 19:18:46 MDT 2000

It may be that your pap-secrets isn't set up.  In /etc/ppp/pap-secrets,
you need your username, server, and password like so:

atree uswestsomething yourpassword

Hope that helps.


On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Aaron Root wrote:

> I've been connecting to USWest with Linux for months without problem,
> but now it fails after connecting for not even a second.  A part of my
> ppp.log file says:
> Connect: ppp0 <-->/dev/ttys0
> Remote message: Password:
> PAP authentication failed
> LCP terminated by peer
> I've dialed in with hyperterminal and verified that my chatscript is
> still expecting the correct text, but I must be missing something...
> Is anyone else using USWest(Qwest) that has had the same problem?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated
> -- 
> Aaron T. Root, CCNA
> http://www.dragonrealm.net
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