How to run a script when pppoe connection comes up?
On Mon, 17 May 2010 18:13:06 +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Mon, 17 May 2010 04:50:23 +0000, Cameron Hutchison wrote:
>> Hendrik Boom <email@example.com> writes:
>>>I have a script that runs at boot time. It should really be rerun
>>>every time my pppoe connection has come up and has created device ppp0
>>>for me. Evidently I have to invoke this script from someplace different
>>>from what I'm doing now. Where?
>> After a ppp connection is established, pppd(8) runs the scripts in
>> /etc/ppp/ip-up.d . Check the man page for pppd(8) under the section
>> SCRIPTS. This describes which scripts are run when and what environment
>> variables are available.
>> The standard ppp runs the script /etc/ppp/ip-up when the link comes up.
>> Debian implements this script to run all the scripts in
> So pppoe is similar to ppp in this respect, though I suppose there are
> some differences having to do with using the ethernet instead of a
> serial link. Thanks.
> -- hendrik
Thanks. It works like a charm.
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