Intro: We have been running RedHat Linux at work for 3 or 4 years to connect to the internet through ppp and sendmail. The connections is great. Before with Window's dialup it was unsteady. We are on a WindowsNTver4 network.
Question: I would like to know if there is a way to configure the ppp and sendmail programs for a basic simple setup so that a homeuser with a standalone computer can connect to the internet and have the same reliability that we get at work?
I know sendmail has many configurations and is usually difficult to setup because of this, but I just want to know the basics assuming you have dns entries, gateway address and user name and password. I am currently using Linux 6.5 Mandrake with netscape and the kde desktop's kppp and email programs. It would also take know how to replace the kde desktop's programs with the more general ppp and sendmail.