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What do you mean it does not like it ? What kind of errors are you getting ? If its some sort of authentication error, its probably not on your end but your ISP's end. Have you checked out what kind of talk script they require, like with CHAP or PAP when dialing in ?
When dialing up I use PAP, that is my ISPs preferred method.
When looking at the logs, it attempts to login several times before giving up.
Its not a problem with my ISP because I can run terminal and login fine.
It is my belief that the script changes the variable data 'username' in some fashion, because there is a special character '@' inside the name. That is why it is a problem with linux, since it cannot handle the special character, it does something that makes the login name invalid.
That is my theory at any rate.
I don't know script all that well, and I had the idea that if I placed quotes on both sides of the assignment, I could force it to recognize @ without a problem, but that does not seem to work.
Well if it works in a terminal what program are you using now to dial up with ? Clearly by it dialing thru a terminal shows its not a problem with Linux specifically but maybe the program your using to dial with and connect with ??
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http://blacksun.box.sk/tutorials.php?id=57 might help.
You should also read some IpTables tutorials.
BTW, i use WvDial too, and i also have to use a @ in my login name, and WvDial works fine. I just tried KPPP, out of curiosity when reading your post, and KPPP works fine too. Are you sure you configured the authentication method correctly?