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NicheStack PPP and PPPoE - Server and Client Protocols for Embedded Devices

PPP/PPPoE Product Documentation


NicheStack PPP Highlights

  • PPP Server and Client side source code
  • Seamless integration of PPP with NicheStack IPv4, IPv6 and Dual products
  • Includes VJ header compression
  • Offers a selection between PAP, CHAP and MSCHAP authentication protocols
  • Hayes-style modem dialer framework included
  • Supports DHCP over PPP
  • Supports computer-to-computer direct connect protocols
  • Includes LCP and IPCP
  • Option to provide PPPoE support for specialist applications
  • No "GPL Contamination"
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For More information about InterNiche's PPP and PPP over Ethernet for BlueStreak, PIC32, MicroBlaze or other MCU architectures, please Contact Us.

While many networked devices rely on Ethernet LANs, serial communication plays a significant role in machine-to-machine applications. Point to Point Protocol (PPP) is an important backup option even for broadband connected systems. NicheStack PPP is a complete, cost effective serial communication package that complements other InterNiche products for devices requiring modem support either as a primary or secondary method of establishing network connectivity.

NicheStack PPP is both a Client and Server side implementation and is optimized for developers of connected devices, offering an economical and high performance component seamlessly integrated with NicheStack IPv4, IPv6 or Dual.

The NicheStack PPP component can be used to support dial-up client or server implementations and supports all standard PPP authentication protocols plus the option of client DHCP address assignment over PPP.

InterNiche also offers PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet), typically used in conjunction with DSL modem authentication and negotiation that providing encapsulated PPP data within Ethernet frame for transmission to central office equipment.

NicheStack PPP has been extensively tested against numerous server applications and proven in hundreds of device designs worldwide.


InterNiche is the specialist in royalty-free embedded TCP/IP protocols optimized for maximum performance and minimum memory footprint and are provided as source code. NicheStack IPv4 and IPv6 products are engineered for smooth integration and low run-time overhead to address the challenges faced by embedded system development teams in adding networking, security and management to low cost devices.