System Administration Guide: Network Services

Dial-up PPP Template Files

Solaris PPP 4.0 provides template files. Each template contains common options for a particular PPP configuration file. The next table lists the sample templates that can be used for setting up a dial-up link, and their equivalent Solaris PPP 4.0 files.

Template File 

PPP Configuration File 

For Instructions 



/etc/ppp/options.tmpl Template



options.ttya.tmpl Template File


File with the name of your choice to contain the chat script 

/etc/ppp/myisp-chat.tmpl Chat Script Template



/etc/ppp/peers/myisp.tmpl Template File

If you decide to use one of the template files, be sure to rename the template to its equivalent PPP configuration file. The one exception is the chat file template /etc/ppp/myisp-chat.tmpl. You can choose any name for your chat script.