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Date:      Thu, 12 Sep 1996 15:19:43 +0000 ()
From:      Nessus <jandrese@vt.edu>
To:        Jeffrey Auerbach <jauerbac@panix.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PPP problem
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.960912151707.2221B-100000@jandrese.async.vt.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.91.960912132141.1422A-200000@panix.com>

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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Jeffrey Auerbach wrote:

> I have just set up ppp on my system.  Lately I have been getting kicked 
> off my isp for an idle timeout.  I have only been idle for maybe 2.5 
> minutes.  This used to never happen before.  Is it me or the ISP?
> 
> Enclosed is a " tail -18 ppp.log "  Check it out for yourself.
> Thanks

PPP's default timeout is very short (only about 200 seconds or so).  All 
you have to do is set the timeout in the ppp.conf.
It will look something like 
set timeout ###
where ### is the number of seconds until it times out.

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