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in reply to Re: Re: using jabber for RPC or inter-server-communication
in thread using jabber for RPC or inter-server-communication

thanks but no - pppd with the 'demand' option sets up a virtual interface that is 'up'

But you can easily see that, because the configured IP adress is a private or invalid (depends on pppd and the configuration, on my gateway it'a a 192.168.) one, while it surely isn't once a connection is established. So checking the ifconfig output, conviniently done using Net::Ifconfig::Wrapper, check the ip-adress for validity/privateness and your done.

regards,
tomte


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