On Sat, 19 May 2007 12:45:35 -0700
Lou Katz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Sat, May 19, 2007 at 07:49:46AM +0200, Nikola Lecic wrote:
> > On Sat, 19 May 2007 11:49:47 +1000
> > Ivan Carey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 
> > > Hello,
> > > I would like to be able to access my network remotely via modem
> > > access.
> > > 
> > > What I am trying to achieve is this. At the office I have a
> > > server, this server is Not connected to the Internet, I need to
> > > be able to Administer it from my Home office, so I am thinking
> > > that I need to access it via a serial modem.
> > > What do I need to do to achieve this.
> > 
> > You need getty(8) or /usr/ports/comms/mgetty+sendfax. Please read
> > 
> >   http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/dialup.html
> >   http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/userppp.html
> > 
> 
> This shows how to connect to some other ISP with ppp. I need to setup
> MY machine to accept INCOMING PPP, and can't find any doc (though I
> could have overlooked it). Pointers to setup of incoming ppp dialin
> greatly appreciated.

They point you to the right direction. To accept incoming calls via
phone line, install mgetty+sendfax, and edit config files
in /usr/local/etc/mgetty+sendfax, especially dialin.conf and
login.conf. Besides that, read pppd(8) thoroughly.

Nikola Lečić
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