Managing Serial Networks Using UUCP and PPP in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: July 2014

Tasks for Configuring the Dial-out Machine (Task Map)

Table 3-2  Task Map for Setting Up the Dial-out Machine
For Instructions
1. Gather preconfiguration information
Gather data that is needed prior to setting up the link, such as peer host names, target phone numbers, and modem speed.
2. Configure the modem and serial port
Set up the modem and serial port.
3. Configure the serial-line communication
Configure the characteristics of the transmission across the serial line.
4. Define the conversation between the dial-out machine and the peer
Gather communications data for use when you create the chat script.
5. Configure information about a particular peer
Configure PPP options to call an individual dial-in server.
6. Call the peer
Type the pppd command to initiate communications.