Jul
06
If you ever used IPCP for address allocation with PPP ("ip address negotiated" on client side and "peer default ip address" on server side) you may have noticed that the mask assigned to a client is always /32. It does not matter what mask a server uses on it's side of the connection, just PPP is designed to operate this way. Read More
Dec
28
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Dec
26
Unlike PAP, CHAP does not actually send a password over the line. Instead, a hash value made up of the password and magic number is sent. Unless the hash matches from both authenticating parties, authentication is not successful. Read More
Dec
26
"async mode dedicated" is strictly for PPP and SLIP connections. "async mode interactive", on the other hand, can be used for PPP, SLIP, ARAP, along with EXEC access to the router. Suppose you're dialing into the router's AUX port to access the CLI. In this case you want interactive mode. If you're dialing into the router strictly for a PPP connection, use dedicated mode. Read More

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