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       When  smpppd  and smpppd-ifcfg start they first load their
       configuration from /etc/smpppd.conf, which contains  basic
       information concerning their behavior.

       The  configuration file /etc/smpppd.conf has a simple file
       format with a key = value pair in each line.


       stop-on-disconnect = always, notdemand or never
              Shall the dialup connection be  shutdown  when  the
              last frontend disconnects?

       open-inet-socket = yes or no
              Shall  the  smpppd  open  a internet connection, so
              that remote frontends can control the  dialup  con­

       bind-address = <ip-address>
              Specify  the ip address on which to listen for con­
              nections from remote frontends. The default  is  to
              listen on all addresses.

       host-range = <min ip-address> <max ip-address>
              Specify  a  host  range from which remote frontends
              are allowed to connect to  the  smpppd.  Note  that
              both  ip-addresses  together  must  be  surround by

       password = <password>
              The password used to authenticate remote frontends,
              UTF-8  encoded  for  those  who really care. If the
              password is empty, no authentication is done.

       number-of-loglines = <lines>
              The number of lines to keep in the log. Default  is

       accounting = yes or no
              Enable or disable accounting.

       alive-interval = <seconds>
              Interval  for  alive lines in the accounting log. A
              value of 0 disables alive lines. Default  value  is

       debug = yes or no
              Turn debugging on or off. Default is off.



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