[ale] Gatesless Signon to ATT WorldNet Sought (fwd)
geof at denali.is.net
Thu Aug 15 19:15:48 EDT 1996
}> For what it's worth, I've currently got a worldnet account and I am able
}> to pull mail, get news and access the Web (Netscape) via Linux. As far
}> as getting setup without Windows, you may have a few options. You could
}What are you using for access? pppd? slip?
pppd. They (Worldnet) use chap authentication. There was a page on the Web
that gave specific instructions for setting it up. I've lost the URL, but I
have a text copy I would be glad to forward to anyone interested. Let me
know via email.
}If it is just the pppd, then I assume it would be as simple as
}figuring out the needed stuff like login prompt, password prompt, and
}any other authentication.
}Not that I'm gonna switch from my free access, just curious, as I get
}asked a lot about different services.
Well their unlimited price (as a good AT&T long distant customer) doesn't
beat my current unlimited price, plus I have a static IP and 3 meg web
space, whereas WorldNet doesn't offer either.
}(Basically, is it just a PPP connection?)
Yes, with chap authentication as I stated earlier.
}Dan Newcombe (newcombe at aa.csc.peachnet.edu)
}- Do you realize that you could have gone back to her? But that would
} only be retracing all the problems that you ever knew, so untrue.
} (Marillion, Childhoods End?)
Geoffrey Myers geof at denali.is.net Unix.Guru.Dude at worldnet.att.net
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