Connecting to L2TP
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 17:26:43 UTC 2008
On 26/02/2008, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Next week I'm converting another Windows XP box to Ubuntu. Currently,
> > she connects to the Internet via a cable modem and dialer software in
> > Windows. I contacted the ISP but they don't know what the L word
> > means. When I tell them I'm running Linux (or Ubuntu) they insist on
> > knowing what version of Windows it's running under before helping at
> > all. As she's got another 8 months on her contract with them,
> > switching ISP's is out of the question.
> > What program can connect to a cable modem and dial? She has this information:
> > 1) host name
> > 2) user name
> > 3) password
> > 4) L2TP
> Sounds like the L2TP is the real trick. While I don't know of any ISPs that do
> that, I know that VPN connections like L2TP for all subscribers are done in
> some places in the world. Looks like you found one :-)
> This link looks promising.... http://stuff.pulkes.org/l2tp/
Thank you, that seems to be just what I need. I will print that and
bring it with me to the installation. Thanks.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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