Re: PPPoA server setup how to?
James Chapman <jchapman <at> katalix.com>
2010-06-02 09:26:25 GMT
arun b wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 8:40 PM, James Carlson <carlsonj <at> workingcode.com> wrote:
>> arun b wrote:
>>> How to we test PPPoA using pppd deemon...
>>> I mean to understand the remote-server setup ?
>>> what devie has the pppoa server and how is the iintial hannd shake ?
>>> does this go with sequence of PADI, PADO,PADS .....etc... sequec?
>> Are you looking for PPPoA or PPPoE? What hardware do you have?
>> PPP over ATM just uses ATM-related drivers and runs regular PPP.
>> PPPoE is quite different. It runs over Ethernet and uses a separate
>> protocol to set up the point-to-point virtual link. The messages you're
>> referring to (PADI, and so on) are parts of the PPPoE protocol.
> Hi James,
> Thanks for the info ..
> Well I am looking for PPPoA explicitly, which basically uses
> pppoatm.ko-driver module and pppoatm.so-lib along with pppd-deamon.
> As explained above is being my client setup which I execute on, Now my
> trouble/doubts is How/where to run PPPoA-server and on what device, Is
> there a standard device/software available (Such as DSLAM, ISAM..etc).
> Which can respond to the PPPoA-client (linux-box) packet and establish
> the ppp-interface.
As James said previously, for PPPoA there is no additional setup
protocol, so there is no PPPoA server. You just start pppd with