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System Administration Guide: Network Services     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Network Services Topics

1.  Network Service (Overview)

2.  Managing Web Cache Servers

3.  Time-Related Services

Part II Accessing Network File Systems Topics

4.  Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

5.  Network File System Administration (Tasks)

6.  Accessing Network File Systems (Reference)

Part III SLP Topics

7.  SLP (Overview)

8.  Planning and Enabling SLP (Tasks)

9.  Administering SLP (Tasks)

10.  Incorporating Legacy Services

11.  SLP (Reference)

Part IV Mail Services Topics

12.  Mail Services (Overview)

13.  Mail Services (Tasks)

14.  Mail Services (Reference)

Part V Serial Networking Topics

15.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Overview)

16.  Planning for the PPP Link (Tasks)

17.  Setting Up a Dial-up PPP Link (Tasks)

18.  Setting Up a Leased-Line PPP Link (Tasks)

19.  Setting Up PPP Authentication (Tasks)

20.  Setting Up a PPPoE Tunnel (Tasks)

21.  Fixing Common PPP Problems (Tasks)

Solving PPP Problems (Task Map)

Tools for Troubleshooting PPP

How to Obtain Diagnostic Information From pppd

How to Turn on PPP Debugging

Solving PPP-Related and PPPoE-Related Problems

How to Diagnose Network Problems

Common Network Problems That Affect PPP

How to Diagnose and Fix Communications Problems

General Communications Problems That Affect PPP

How to Diagnose Problems With the PPP Configuration

Common PPP Configuration Problems

How to Diagnose Modem Problems

How to Obtain Debugging Information for Chat Scripts

Common Chat Script Problems

How to Diagnose and Fix Serial-Line Speed Problems

How to Obtain Diagnostic Information for PPPoE

Fixing Leased-Line Problems

Diagnosing and Fixing Authentication Problems

22.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Reference)

23.  Migrating From Asynchronous Solaris PPP to Solaris PPP 4.0 (Tasks)

24.  UUCP (Overview)

25.  Administering UUCP (Tasks)

26.  UUCP (Reference)

Part VI Working With Remote Systems Topics

27.  Working With Remote Systems (Overview)

28.  Administering the FTP Server (Tasks)

29.  Accessing Remote Systems (Tasks)

Part VII Monitoring Network Services Topics

30.  Monitoring Network Performance (Tasks)



Solving PPP Problems (Task Map)

Use the following task map to quickly access advice and solutions for common PPP problems.

Table 21-1 Task Map for Troubleshooting PPP

For Instructions
Obtain diagnostic information about the PPP link
Use PPP diagnostic tools to obtain output for troubleshooting.
Obtain debugging information for the PPP link
Use the pppd debug command to generate output for troubleshooting.
Troubleshoot general problems with the network layer
Identify and fix PPP problems that are network-related by using a series of checks.
Troubleshoot general communications problems
Identify and fix communications problems that affect the PPP link.
Troubleshoot configuration problems
Identify and fix problems in the PPP configuration files.
Troubleshoot modem-related problems
Identify and fix modem problems.
Troubleshoot chat script-related problems
Identify and fix chat script problems on a dial-out machine.
Troubleshoot serial-line speed problems
Identify and fix line–speed problems on a dial-in server.
Troubleshoot common problems for leased lines
Identify and fix performance problems on a leased line.
Troubleshoot problems related to authentication
Identify and fix problems related to the authentication databases.
Troubleshoot problem areas for PPPoE
Use PPP diagnostic tools to obtain output for identifying and fixing PPPoE problems.