May 26, 2018
Multi-link PPP daemon based on netgraph(4)
Mpd is a netgraph4 based implementation of the multi-link PPP protocol for FreeBSD. It is designed to be both fast and flexible. It handles configuration and negotiation in user land, while routing all data packets strictly in the kernel. It supports several of the numerous PPP sub-protocols and extensions, such as
Multi-link PPP capability PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP and EAP authentication PPP compression and encryption IPCP and IPV6CP parameter negotiation
Mpd have support for many link types
Serial port modem Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol PPTP Layer Two Tunnelling Protocol L2TP PPP over Ethernet PPPoE PPP over TCP PPP over UDP PPP over specified netgraph4 node
Mpd also includes many additional features
IPv4 and IPv6 support RADIUS authentication and accounting NetFlow traffic accounting Network address translation NAT Dial-on-demand with idle timeout Multiple active connections running simultaneously Dynamic demand based link management also known as ``rubber bandwidth'' Powerful chat scripting language for asynchronous serial ports Pre-tested chat scripts for several common modems and ISDN TAs Clean device-type independent design Comprehensive logging Telnet and HTTP control interfaces.