[clug] ppp at timed intervals

Leigh Finch leigh at primeproperty.com.au
Sat Jul 5 13:26:28 EST 2003

The reason being is because, I have a 6 hour session limit of 6 hours, and
if I dc 20 mins before the session limit, I can reconnect straight away. Yea
cron might be easier.


-----Original Message-----
From: Russell Weatherburn [mailto:russell at oxyoss.net] 
Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2003 1:20 PM
To: Leigh Finch
Cc: 'GLUG'

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
>I'm abit tired of having to check the time that I started the connection,
>and then manually dc'ing and redialing.


Russell Weatherburn

mailto:russell at oxyoss.net

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