Chris Nandor

NAME

Mac::Comm::OT_PPP - Interface to Open Transport PPP

SYNOPSIS

        use Mac::Comm::OT_PPP;
        $ppp = new Mac::Comm::OT_PPP;

DESCRIPTION

This module allows you to do basic operations with OT/PPP, the PPP connection software from Apple Computer designed for use with their Open Transport networking architecture. For more information on Open Transport or OT/PPP, see the Open Transport web site.

PPPconnect
        $ppp->PPPconnect(USER,PASS,ADRS);

Connect to phone number ADRS as user USER with password PASS.

PPPdisconnect
        $ppp->PPPdisconnect();

Disconnect.

PPPstatus
        $hash = $ppp->PPPstatus();
        foreach $key (keys %{$hash}) {
                print "$key: $$hash{$key}\n";
        }

Return status:

RAsb

State of connection

RAsc

Seconds connected

RAsr

Seconds remaining

RAun

User name

RAsn

Server name

RAms

Most recent message for connection

RAbm

Baud rate of connection

RAbi

Bytes in/received

RAbo

Bytes out/sent

RAsp

Connection type (?)

PPPsavelog
        $ppp->PPPsavelog(FILE);

Save log to file of filepath FILE. Operation can take a minute or two if the log is big, and might freeze up your computer while working. Be patient.

VERSION NOTES

v.1.2 January 3, 1998

General cleanup.

v.1.1 October 13, 1997

Took some code and threw it in a module.

v.1.0 May 4, 1997

Took some code and threw it in a module.

SEE ALSO

Open Transport Home Page

http://tuvix.apple.com/dev/opentransport

AUTHOR

Chris Nandor <pudge@pobox.com> http://pudge.net/

Copyright (c) 1998 Chris Nandor. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. Please see the Perl Artistic License.

VERSION

Version 1.20 (03 January 1998)