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SMPPPD(8)							      SMPPPD								 SMPPPD(8)

NAME
smpppd - SuSE Meta PPP Daemon DESCRIPTION
smpppd is a daemon that controls several internet connections. Use a frontend like cinternet , qinternet or kinternet to control the connections and retrieve status informations. Those frontends can also run on different hosts. The configuration of the dialup connections is done by YaST2 but there are some additional options available in the file /etc/smpppd.conf. smpppd is not intended for direct use. Use rcsmpppd instead. OPTIONS
These options are recognized by smpppd. --detach Detach from the controlling terminal. This is the default. --nodeatch Don't detach from the controlling terminal. -d, --debug Turn on debugging. --version Show program version and exit. --help Show help information and exit. BUGS
ISDN support is poor. SIGNALS
SIGHUP Reload the configuration. FILES
/etc/smpppd.conf Basic configuration. /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-* Configuration files for the interfaces. /etc/sysconfig/network/providers/* Configuration files for the providers. /var/run/smpppd/control Socket to communicate with local frontends. /var/run/smpppd/ifcfg-* Sockets to communicate with backends. SEE ALSO
kinternet, qinternet, accounting(1), cinternet(1), wvdial(1), smpppd.conf(5), pppd(8), smpppd-ifcfg(8). AUTHOR
Arvin Schnell <arvin@suse.de> SuSE September 2003 SMPPPD(8)

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SMPPPD-IFCFG(8) 						      SMPPPD							   SMPPPD-IFCFG(8)

NAME
smpppd-ifcfg - SuSE Meta PPP Daemon DESCRIPTION
smpppd-ifcfg is a daemon that controls a single dialup connection to the internet. It does so by starting and controlling the pppd. The configuration of the dialup connections is done by YaST2. smpppd-ifcfg is not intended for direct use. Use ifup and ifdown or a frontend like cinternet , qinternet or kinternet instead. OPTIONS
These options are recognized by smpppd-ifcfg. If a long option shows an argument as mandatory, then it is mandatory for the equivalent short option also. --up Bring the connection up. This is the default action. --down Bring the connection down. --status Report status of the connection. -i, --ifcfg=NAME Specify the ifcfg file to use. This option is mandatory. -p, --provider=NAME Specify the provider file to use. --detach Detach from the controlling terminal. This is the default. --nodeatch Don't detach from the controlling terminal. -d, --debug Turn on debugging. --version Show program version and exit. --help Show help information and exit. FILES
/etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-* Configuration files for the interfaces. /etc/sysconfig/network/providers/* Configuration files for the providers. /var/log/smpppd/ifcfg-xxx.log Log file. /var/log/smpppd/accounting.log File containing accounting information. /var/run/smpppd.ifcfg-xxx.pid Pid file. /var/lib/smpppd/ifcfg-xxx.info Info file with various status information. /var/run/smpppd/ifcfg-xxx Socket to communicate with smpppd. SEE ALSO
kinternet, qinternet, cinternet(1), accounting(1), wvdial(1), smpppd.conf(5), pppd(8), smpppd(8). AUTHOR
Arvin Schnell <arvin@suse.de> SuSE December 2002 SMPPPD-IFCFG(8)
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