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The network preferences file is used to store all the user entered information about your TCP-IP/PPPoE/PPP settings. If you are looking to automatically setup these settings for use in an "easy installer", the preferences file can be found at this location:

/var/db/SystemConfiguration/preferences.xml

This file is usually owned by root, in group wheel.
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stupid apple security
Authored by: see on May 26, '01 06:29:30PM

ppp-info is stored in that file with the password encoded with Base64...a simple perlscript (www.protesting.org/ppphack.pl) "decrypts" it easily. this can be done by any user on the system...



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