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0000867: Automatically redial PPPoE at a special time of each day - MantisBT
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0000867Endian FirewallNetwork related (VPN, uplinks)public2008-05-26 08:592009-06-10 13:27
0000867: Automatically redial PPPoE at a special time of each day
In germany and probably other countries, most of the DSL providers cut the connection after 24 hours. If you dialed in first time at 15:00h each day at 15:00 the connection in cut off and the endian dials the connection. But each connection is lost.

It would be a nice feature to set a cut off and redial to a given time, for example at 3 o'clock in the night to prevent connection loss during the day.
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Issue History
2008-05-26 08:59mgabrielNew Issue
2008-05-26 08:59mgabrielStatusnew => assigned
2008-05-26 08:59mgabrielAssigned To => peter-endian
2008-05-26 13:11peter-endianNote Added: 0001229
2008-05-26 13:11peter-endianStatusassigned => acknowledged
2008-05-26 13:13peter-endianTarget Version => 2.3
2008-05-27 14:33mgabrielNote Added: 0001242
2008-09-10 16:03chris-endianTarget Version2.3 => future
2009-06-10 13:27peter-endianAssigned Topeter-endian =>

2008-05-26 13:11   
we are aware of the problem.

In the meantime you can create a little cron-script which will be called daily (put it in /etc/cron.daily/), which then disconnects the uplinks.

with "stopalluplinks" you can stop all uplinks, they automatically reconnect then.

or you can use /etc/rc.d/rc.uplink stop <uplinkname> in order to stop a specific uplink

example for a cronscript:

2008-05-27 14:33   
thanks, that's a nice workaround.