addpppin - add a PPP incoming entry.
/usr/sysadm/privbin/addppppin -n loginName/sysName -t connType [ -p ] [
-a authType ] [ -y appType ] [ -l localIPAddr ] [ -r remoteIPAddr ] [ -h
remoteHostName ] [ -fu ]
Addpppin adds a PPP incoming entry to the system to enable the named
account or system to have the right to call into this host using the PPP
protocol. Please refer to PPP(1M) for a detail description of the input
It is important to note that if you do not set up an incoming connection,
a remote workstation may be able to connect to your workstation using an
existing user account, such as "guest". This can be an important
LoginName or sysName is the unique name given to identify the
The type of equipement at the physical layer. It supports
"MODEM" and "ISDN" and is case insensitive.
-p Addpppin will request the user to enter a password on stdin
that the calling account or system must use to login.
It supports "PAP", "CHAP", "NOPAP", and "NOCHAP" and they are
The type of applications. When not specified or specified as 0,
it means simple applications and no special parameters are
added. When it is equal to 1, it means Audio/Video application
and special parameters are added to customize by this command.
IP address of the local host in dotted notation. It is only
needed if the IP address is different from the IP address of
the local machine.
The IP address of the remote host in dotted notation. If it is
not specified, the remote host address is obtained through
negotiation during handshaking.
The name of the remote host. It is required if the -f flag is
-f Add the remote host name and IP address to /etc/hosts file.
-u Add default route for the remote host.
/etc/ppp.conf PPP configuration file
/etc/passwd User account password file
/etc/hosts System host name file
PppManager(1M), runpriv(1M), addpppout(1M), execppp(1M), removepppin(1M),
removepppout(1M), stopppp(1M), ppp(1M).
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