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Old 08-07-2004, 08:12 AM   #1
rlucas
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Question automating dialup


i have written a perl script to grab some stuff off the web. that works great. my problem is, i want to automate activating & deactivating my connection, ( i'm using dialup) i can go to the network devices & do it manually, but i want it all done when i am away. i am going to use cron to run the script every hour.

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Old 08-07-2004, 09:06 PM   #2
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Use "wvdial" to dial in like this:
/usr/bin/wvdial yourconnection

("yourconnection" should be defined (i.e. be a section) in /etc/wvdial.conf - see the wvdial and wvdial.conf manuals)
 
  


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