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Date:      Wed, 3 Jan 1996 13:06:44 +0200 (SAT)
From:      Robert Nordier <>
To: (Richard Lyon)
Subject:   Re: PPP glitches
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.960102174455.194A-100000@rlyon> from "Richard Lyon" at Jan 2, 96 05:49:41 pm

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On Tue, 2 Jan 1996, Richard Lyon wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jan 1996, Robert Nordier wrote:
> > 
> > Do you -- or does anyone -- happen to know the exact setup to use with
> > iij-ppp where addresses on both side are dynamically assigned? (This must
> > be quite common, I would have thought.)
> > . . . . .
> Dynamic addressing on both end ??? I though the source (you) could be dynamic
> but it is usual to set the destination with a fixed address.
> Having both ends dynamic would be useful. This would allow you to connect to
> a number of different destinations.

Actually it just seems to be causing complications at the moment. :-)

Trouble is, I don't have any say in the matter. Four times out of five,
I get connected to one address (196...), but sometimes 192.... comes up
instead, to keep things interesting.

I've even tried holding out for just one of the two, using 196.../24, but
they don't seem interested in negotiating.

It's the same dial-in number, I suppose it just depends which machine gets
to the phone first.


Robert Nordier

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