On 26 Sep 2001, Mahesh Gharat wrote:
But I'm not able connect.Both the machines are on
the same LAN(using
simple hubs not switches).The error I'm getting as below.
/usr/sbin/pppd: The remote system is required to authenticate itself
/usr/sbin/pppd: but I couldn't find any suitable secret (password)
for it to use to do so.
/usr/sbin/pppd: (None of the available passwords would let it use an
So what do these errors tell you? They tell me that your connections
are fine, and data is getting through from one machine to another. It
seems to be that the windows machine is not sending a password to the
I have never done this, so I'm just guessing at this. My guess is that
you'll have to have the win client send a password to the server. It
has something to do with the `log on to network' check box somewhere in
the windows connection set up.
Then again, I've never done this, so you can try and tell us if it
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