Linux PPP and NT4.0

I run RedHat5.1. I am attempting to dial into a NT4.0 running RAS. I cannot seem to get a login session going.
hansarAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
frowijnConnect With a Mentor Commented:
after dialing

route del default
route add default ppp0

0
 
eschatarCommented:
Is the modem answering?  Assuming it is, here are some things to check:

1.  Make sure your RAS server doesn't require 'Microsoft Encrypted Authentication.'
2.  Make sure your RAS server allows TCP/IP connections.
3.  Check to be sure your user account on the RAS server has dialup rights.

     Hope this helps. . .give us some more details on the problem.  What exactly happens when you try to connect?
0
 
hansarAuthor Commented:
I am the admin of the NT platform as well, All of those options are checked.

To expand the info. The modem does indeed answer and establish a connection, at the point you would expect to see a login propmpt nothing happens. Also, I am running this NT server as a PDC of the domain.
I have encountered a similar problem with Win3.1 running Trumpet. Was OK before Domain control.
0
Cloud Class® Course: CompTIA Healthcare IT Tech

This course will help prep you to earn the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification showing that you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in installing, managing, and troubleshooting IT systems in medical and clinical settings.

 
Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Does the LINUX machine dial into a regular ISP?  In other words, is the LINUX box setup to run PPP, etc.?

-Kent
0
 
hansarAuthor Commented:
I do not attach to an ISP, in a sense I am my own ISP .

The Linux box is set up for PPP, I even tried it under Minicom, at the point you would expect to see some garbage on the screen, it goes silent and after ~15 sec. the line times out with an authentication error at the NT end.
I don't really know, but my suspicion lies in the domain stuff of the NT ( ???? ).
This is my first cut at RH5.1 , I normally work in the ATT systems. The PPP was set up several diferent ways, all with the same result. Using Minicom, I would expect to see something going over the line which I then could interpret.
Thanks for your help.
0
 
hansarAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 100
0
 
mcdoncCommented:
Are you able to successfully dial in to the RAS system via NT and/or 95 clients?
0
 
mpezziCommented:
Which version of PPP are you using ?
some older version does not support MS-CHAP handshake. You need a patch for this.
Use the debug option of PPPD (-d -k n). you will get many info in yor syslog file.
Are you using CHAP or PAP ?
In both cases you have to set up correctly the files
chap-secrets or pap-secrets.
you need two entry in the file chap-secrets and one in pap-secrets.

One thing that helped me out most was the HOWTO-PPP file in the linux distribution.

0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.