[clug] ppp at timed intervals

Russell Weatherburn russell at oxyoss.net
Sat Jul 5 13:20:08 EST 2003

Good afternoon,

My first reaction was, "why would you?"

I would consider using cron for this, it'd be the easiest way I can 
think of.  Set up a bash script (perl if you must) and then call it from 
cron at the set intervals.



Leigh Finch wrote:

>Hi all,
>I'm running a box with ppp running for dial up, just wondering if anyone
>knows of a perl script that would start the ppp process with certain flags,
>and kill it every 5 hours and 40 mins, then reinitiate the connection again.
>I'm abit tired of having to check the time that I started the connection,
>and then manually dc'ing and redialing.


Russell Weatherburn

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