Pppoe failing to connect on wan



  • Hi All,

    I replaced a Netgear modem router (was working) with a pfsense box. Same credentials, but pfsense can't connect (running 1.2).  I plugged into my laptop (windows boot), connected no problems.  I tried a different ISP with pfsense, and it worked.

    I have had a hunt around, and I found a post commenting that if the ISP only hands out one DNS entry, then ppp will fail.  I can't change ISP (under contract).  Is there a known work around?  My logs look like so (it connects, then straight away dies).

    Any help greatly appreciated!

    Jan  1 11:33:08 router mpd: [pppoe] PAP: using authname "myuser"
    Jan  1 11:33:08 router mpd: [pppoe] PAP: sending REQUEST
    Jan  1 11:33:08 router mpd: [pppoe] LCP: LayerUp
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] PAP: rec'd ACK #1
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] LCP: authorization successful
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] LCP: phase shift AUTHENTICATE –> NETWORK
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] setting interface ng0 MTU to 1492 bytes
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] up: 1 link, total bandwidth 64000 bps
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: Up event
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: state change Starting –> Req-Sent
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendConfigReq #1
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  IPADDR 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  COMPPROTO VJCOMP, 16 comp. channels, no comp-cid
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  PRIDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  SECDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] error writing len 32 frame to bypass: Network is down
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: rec'd Configure Request #95 link 0 (Req-Sent)
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  IPADDR 10.100.100.254
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:    10.100.100.254 is OK
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendConfigAck #95
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd:  IPADDR 10.100.100.254
    Jan  1 11:33:09 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: state change Req-Sent –> Ack-Sent
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendConfigReq #2
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  IPADDR 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  COMPPROTO VJCOMP, 16 comp. channels, no comp-cid
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  PRIDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  SECDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: rec'd Configure Reject #2 link 0 (Ack-Sent)
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  COMPPROTO VJCOMP, 16 comp. channels, no comp-cid
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  PRIDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  SECDNS 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendConfigReq #3
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  IPADDR 0.0.0.0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: rec'd Configure Nak #3 link 0 (Ack-Sent)
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  IPADDR 202.55.158.191
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:    202.55.158.192 is OK
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendConfigReq #4
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: rec'd Configure Ack #4 link 0 (Ack-Sent)
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: state change Ack-Sent –> Opened
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: LayerUp
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd:  202.55.158.191 -> 10.100.100.254
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IFACE: Up event
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] setting interface ng0 MTU to 1492 bytes
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] exec: /sbin/ifconfig ng0 202.55.158.191 10.100.100.254 netmask 0xffffffff -link0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] exec: /sbin/route add 202.55.158.191 -iface lo0
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] exec: /sbin/route add 0.0.0.0 10.100.100.254
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] exec: /usr/local/sbin/ppp-linkup ng0 inet 202.55.158.191 10.100.100.254 myuser 
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IFACE: Up event
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: rec'd Terminate Request #96 link 0 (Opened)
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: state change Opened –> Stopping
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: SendTerminateAck #5
    Jan  1 11:33:11 router mpd: [pppoe] IPCP: LayerDown



  • oooopps, topic should read "on WAN" (not lan)



  • Can you verify that the same case exist with 1.2.1 or 1.3?



  • @ermal:

    Can you verify that the same case exist with 1.2.1 or 1.3?

    1.2.1-RC1
    built on Thu Aug 7 09:48:37 EDT 2008

    I just found a related post with the "nodnssec" option…worked a treat.

    http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php/topic,7248.msg41434.html#msg41434

    Thank you for all those who read this.

    I spent a few hours googling/searching to find a solution (before I posted).


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