pppgetpass(8) — Linux manual page


PPPGETPASS(8)            System Manager's Manual           PPPGETPASS(8)

NAME         top

       pppgetpass - prompt for PAP password

SYNOPSIS         top

       pppgetpass client server fd

DESCRIPTION         top

       pppgetpass the outer half of a plugin for PAP password prompting
       in pppd.  If the peer requires PAP, and the passprompt.so plugin
       is loaded into pppd, it will run /usr/sbin/pppgetpass (or another
       program specified by the promptprog option) to prompt the user
       for the password.

SEE ALSO         top


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                               26 Sep 1999                 PPPGETPASS(8)