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PPP Dial-up, IP-Masquerading, FireWall, DHCP Server, IPchains

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ok i'm going to tell you the things i want to do

First, i want to make a ppp dial-up server

what i have to work with is a full T1 and 486 dx2 66 server, running redhat 6.1, with a US Robotics Sportster 56k modem w/V.90, and a netgear 10/100 NIC

what i want to do with this is to be able to dial-up into that server and us the T1, for home us

people are telling me that i need to us "IP-Masquerading, FireWalls, a DHCP Server, IPchains", and i have no idea what the hell to use or work with
i need some help

ok and second, all i want to do is dial into my linux box at home and get file's and (Edited by Computer101) like that
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for a ppp dialup server make sure you have the ppp package on your box then create a user with /etc/ppp/ppplogin as his shell and then create the /etc/ppp/ppplogin shell as follows
#!/bin/sh
mesg -n
stty -echo
exec /sbin/pppd passive crtscts modem
the home directory should be /tmp.
make sure you have set up your modem properly and that it is connected to the phone line when you dial in.
If you are going to dial in using ppp then run pppsetup and fill in the appropriate info
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by:coolbeans_22
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how do i asign it an IP
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use ifconfig sl0 (or whatever your device is identified as) ipaddress and add this ifconfig line
in one of your start up files to locate which file the ifconfig command is use
>cd /etc/rc.d
>grep ifconfig *
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