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General Questions / PPPoE
« on: February 07, 2018, 11:39:28 pm »
Hi, I have been trying to get my PPPoE connection working for a couple hours (2.4.2) and am having no luck with it.  The configuration I have seems like it should work, but it isn't.

I am trying to connect to Century Links gig e service.  It comes encapsulated in VLAN 201.

What I did was install pfsense and went through the getting started wizard.

I configured the WAN port to PPPoe, and put in my username/password.

I then went to the Interface assignments page and created a VLAN ID 201 and assigned it to the WAN interface.  Under the PPP setting, I bound it to the physical interface connected to century link.

I also set the Dial on Demand and Time Outs per

When I look at the PPP logs I get:

Feb 7 19:43:24   ppp                        [wan_link0] Link: reconnection attempt 65

Feb 7 19:43:24   ppp                        [wan_link0] PPPoE: can't connect "[14]:"->"mpd67494-0" and "[261]:"->"left": No such file or directory

Feb 7 19:43:24   ppp                        [wan_link0] can't remove hook mpd67494-0 from node "[14]:": No such file or directory

Feb 7 19:43:24   ppp                        [wan_link0] Link: DOWN event
Feb 7 19:43:24   ppp                        [wan_link0] LCP: Down event

I am wondering if I am overlooking something obvious.  It just seemed to me like you setup the WAN link for PPPoE go to Interface-->Assignment-->VLAN and create a tag you associate with the physical adapter the WAN connection is using and you should be cooking with gas.

Anyone have a clue?

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