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Net::Packet::PPP(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation Net::Packet::PPP(3)
 

Net::Packet::PPP - Point-to-Point Protocol layer 2 object

   use Net::Packet::Consts qw(:ppp);
   require Net::Packet::PPP;
   # Build a layer
   my $layer = Net::Packet::PPP->new(
      protocol => NP_PPP_PROTOCOL_IPv4,
   );
   $layer->pack;
   print 'RAW: '.unpack('H*', $layer->raw)."\n";
   # Read a raw layer
   my $layer = Net::Packet::PPP->new(raw => $raw);
   print $layer->print."\n";
   print 'PAYLOAD: '.unpack('H*', $layer->payload)."\n"
      if $layer->payload;

This modules implements the encoding and decoding of the Point-to-Point Protocol layer.
See also Net::Packet::Layer and Net::Packet::Layer2 for other attributes and methods.

protocol - 16 bits

new
Object constructor. You can pass attributes that will overwrite default ones. Default values:
protocol: NP_PPP_PROTOCOL_IPv4
pack
Packs all attributes into a raw format, in order to inject to network. Returns 1 on success, undef otherwise.
unpack
Unpacks raw data from network and stores attributes into the object. Returns 1 on success, undef otherwise.
isProtocolIpv4
isProtocolPpplcp
Return 1 when encpasulated layer is of respective type. 0 otherwise.

Load them: use Net::Packet::Consts qw(:ppp);
NP_PPP_HDR_LEN
PPP header length.
NP_PPP_PROTOCOL_IPv4
NP_PPP_PROTOCOL_PPPLCP
Various supported encapsulated layer types.

Patrice <GomoR> Auffret

Copyright (c) 2004-2009, Patrice <GomoR> Auffret
You may distribute this module under the terms of the Artistic license. See LICENSE.Artistic file in the source distribution archive.

NetPacket, Net::RawIP, Net::RawSock
2009-11-09 perl v5.28.1

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