The Haiku/BeOS Tip Server
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Failure to authenticate

Contributed by: Scot Hacker
This tip is valid for: Both BeOS and Haiku

This is one of those tips that makes a lot of people slap their own foreheads. If you’re trying to establish a PPP connection but find that you get disconnected right after connecting, check to see if you checked the “Save Password” checkbox in Dial-Up Networking preferences. It’s easy to forget to check this, and then try to connect via the Deskbar, where you have no UI to tell you you’re connecting without a password. It’s worth taking a look to make sure…

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