[Samba] ntlm_auth from pppd help

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Nov 26 07:09:36 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 09:42 -0500, Brian Hoover wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am working on a VPN solution using FC3-2.6.12-1.1381 - openswan
> 2.4.4-1 - l2tpd 0.69-13 - pppd 2.4.3-5 - samba 3.0.10-1.
> When attempting a connection from an XP-SP2 box pppd dies without
> authenticating the user (see below).
> I have run ntlm_auth from the command line with success.
> What tools can I use to identify the failure?

Perhaps pipe the ntlm_auth invokation via 'tee' and see what is being
written to ntlm_auth?

Also try an strace.  

Are you running the patched pppd, due to my snarfu with base64 encoding?

(Patch on the poptop page).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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