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Old 12-20-2002, 10:10 PM   #1
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Dial in web server using mgetty


Total newbie here.
Trying to set up a web server using mgetty dial in. I have apache set up and tested it out with eth0, but it seem that dial in cannot work at all, not even ping.

what else do I need to set up and how?
Old 12-21-2002, 12:01 PM   #2
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So you have apache running, and if you use a browser on the machine it's running on you can see the website at http://localhost

And you want someone to be able to dialup to your webserver and login, and then be able to see your website at

is that what we are doing?

We need to know what is going on with the dialup. Does to user connect ok.?

does the dialup server give the dialup user an ip address?

did you try connecting to the webserver with it's ip address or whatever the servers ip address is

you can see the webservers ip address by running this on the webserver and looking at ppp0

Old 12-23-2002, 12:25 AM   #3
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Yes, I can see the test page on the server using http://localhost.

My modem dials up properly and my user can log on properly and see all the directory. But when I use the broswer to view , I cannot see the apache test page.

I tried pinging from the client machine, it says unreachable.

where and how can I see my own ip? the server ip? and how to set it?
Old 12-23-2002, 05:38 AM   #4
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Here is how I set mine up, there is about a million other ways to do it.

S0:2345:respawn:/sbin/mgetty -s 115200 -x 3 ttyS0
reset init
init q

You can see I have dns and wins, if you don't then you would not use those settings, you could leave out wins, and use your correct dns numbers. It will still do what you want.

asyncmap 0

The ip addresses can be here, or in /etc/ppp/options.ttyS?
The ips are serverip:clientip

/AutoPPP/ -     a_ppp   /usr/sbin/pppd auth -chap +pap login asyncmap 0
*               *       ""    

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