[Samba] ntlm_auth from pppd help

Brian Hoover brianh at vidar.com
Sat Nov 26 11:57:12 GMT 2005

Thanks for responding.

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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.
I'll try these when I get back to the lab.

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

I could not find the patch you speek of, but I am using the same
daemon I used in a PPTP config that works. 

Thanks again,


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