Questions tagged [pptp]

Point to Point Tunneling Protocol

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PPTP server how to add shared secret key

I have configured simple PPTP software on Centos. It is connecting perfectly with other Centos client. As it is required by my client, I knew it is un-secure but due to specific requirement I setup it....
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How to route specific client's traffic to VPN (PPTP)?

The setup: I have a server set up as a DHCP (isc-dhcp-server) and DNS (bind9) server (acting as a router). It connects to the internet via pppoe (ppp0) using eth0 device. The eth1 is connected to a ...
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create route after change pptp vpn ip

I have a PPTP VPN running great BUT I want to change the ppp0 IP and when I do that I loose the route configuration. Here is the routing table with everything working Kernel IP routing table ...
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Where are pptp logs in openSUSE 42.2?

I trying to set up pptp vpn connection in openSUSE Leap 42.2, but I got an error VPN connection failed.. I can't see nothing in dmesg and I have no /var/log/messages file I've installed rsyslog but ...
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Start a VPN connection with PPTP protocol on command line [closed]

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on OpenSUSE Leap 42.2, with the following command: me@linux-box:~> sudo pptpsetup --create TUNNEL --server 172.16.100.2 --username 444182 --password 255553 --...
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Fedora 25, pptp connects but not working, too many transferred packets

After update to Fedora 25 one of my PPTP connections strangely works. Remote net is not available. It is connected, successfully get remote net IP address. While connected nothing is available in ...
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pptpclinet Error: either “to” is duplicate, or “uid” is a garbage

I use Arch linux, and using pptp to connect VPN. Following the Arch wiki steps, it worked before I updated Arch linux. I updated Arch following Arch homepage commands as: pacman -Syuw ...
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Using point-to-point VPN doesn't seem to use the correct network interface

I've just subscribed to a VPN service (PureVPN), and setup correctly the point-to-point settings in network manager. Now if I go on a website to check my IP address, it still show my usual public IP ...
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OpenWRT: How to create interface for pptpd virtual PPP interfaces?

In OpenWrt, I can setup almost any kind of interface in /etc/config/network. But I haven't found a way to create an interface for the PPP "virtual interfaces" created by the pptpd daemon (PPtP Server)....
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OpenVPN server configuration

I have an OpenVPN server running, clients can connect to it and access internet, but all of the clients get 10.8.0.6 ip address, so they can't ping each other. I'm not sure, but I think that the ...
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route table with eth0 and ppp0 broken

I used this guide to connect to my VPN server (pptp) which is the only one guide that worked from many tutorials. After connecting to the VPN server the route table looks like below and sometimes it'...
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Enabling an Internet route through ppp0

I have Debian 8.0.0-64 running on my server, which has eth1 as the interface with the default gateway. eth0 is pointing to the internal network. root@server:/home/user# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:...
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Debian VPN pptp-linux not storing credentials

I'm using pptp-linux to connect to a PPTP VPN (served by a Windows Server). Following some tutorials I configured the following files: /etc/ppp/peers/VPN-Name /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/route-traffic /etc/...
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How to use systemd-nspawn with pptp?

I would like to set a container use the vpn for only network interface. I have used the pptpsetup and pon make a pptp connection works, and got a ppp0 interface. Now, I want all internet connection ...
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PPTP VPN not working with Linux router

ORIGINAL: I've just switched from an old Linux install (Debian squeeze) to a new one (Linux Mint 17.3) for my router (I am using a full desktop PC with a Linux install as my router). The Linux PC ...
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VPN Client in OpenSUSE

So I've been pulling my hair this weekend. I've been trying to connect to a VPN server. I could do it successfully at my office using Windows, but I can't do it in my house using OpenSUSE. Here's the ...
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PPTP-Connection not possible because required service can't start

I'm in China and trying to use expressvpn. openvpn doesn't work properly in the wifi, so the people from expressvpn told me to use a pptp-connection instead. I've set that up but I can't connect. When ...
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PPTP VPN client auto startup : need to restart network interface

The PPTP client works well. So the following lines were added in /etc/network/interfaces to enable the tunnel at system startup : auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider myTunnel according ...
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What are the possible methods to start a PPTP VPN connection on boot?

I use to connect to my remote PPTP VPN server by doing: # pon MyVPNConnection persist holdoff 60 maxfail 0 I would like to automate this connection to be executed on system boot, so I have added ...
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VPN: Script at /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ not autoexecuting on PPTP connection established

My PPTP client is Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2LTS. My PPTP Server is a Buffalo DD-WRT Firmware. If I establish my PPTP VPN connection (named Themiscyra): luis@PortatilHP:~$ sudo pon Themiscyra luis@...
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How do I persistently set the MTU for a PPTP VPN connection in Ubuntu?

I have a M$-based VPN connection that I connect to every so often. After connecting to the VPN server, I need to run sudo ifconfig ppp0 mtu 1200, So that I can log on to the server, or else ssh client ...
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PPTP Through IPTables

I have recently implemented a Raspberry Pi firewall/gateway on my network running iptables. Ever since the implementation, I am unable to connect to a Windows-based PPTP server at my job. I ...
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Route VPN Connections through VPN

I am currently setting up a wireless router using OpenWRT. The landlord of the dorm I live in requires joining a VPN to access the internet, supporting both PPTP and OpenVPN. I want to support the "...
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SSH broken when connected to VPN upon upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04

I need to SSH into a server which is only accessible when I am connected to a VPN (PPTP). Using my Ubuntu 13.03 virtual machine, this works perfectly. First I connect to the VPN, then I ssh into the ...
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Connection failed to any VPN!

PPTP VPN and OpenVPN don't connect and both return error about VPN Secret in my CentOS 6.4 x64 machine! I've already tested the configurations in Windows and Ubuntu with no problem. I also noticed ...
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VPN tunneling through another VPN

in windows you can simply create two pptp connections and after connecting to one of them, easily connect to the other one while maintaining the first. Is there any way to do this (cli or gui) in ...
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PPTP VPN client connectivity not working

I am trying to connect to my VPN from my tonidoplug. I followed the steps found in PPTP Client. But I am getting the below error now: $ sudo pon codeme debug dump logfd 2 nodetach Couldn't open the /...
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Redhat / Centos 7 Firewalld best practice for pptp or L2TP/IPsec rules

Having a quick look at Centos 7, and though I'd spin up a VPN daemon or 3, but immediately discovered the usual packages aren't yet in the core repositories, so had to dig around and found the ...
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PPTP VPN in CentOS 7

I recently installed CentOS 7 (GNOME), but I realized that there is no option for setting up a PPTP VPN client. I tried to install networkmanager-pptp-gnome, but unfortunately it's not available in ...
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PPTP VPN error: LCP terminated by peer

I cannot connect to my PPTP VPN server, even though the CHAP authentication succeeds. This is from /var/log/syslog: Jun 11 07:27:22 aspire pppd[32221]: CHAP authentication succeeded Jun 11 07:27:22 ...
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How do I know why NetworkManager failed to initiate the VPN connection?

I'm running Arch Linux, and recently updated the whole system. Now I every time I connects to VPN with nmcli command, if it fails, I couldn't figure out the reason: NetworkManager[15967]: <info&...
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Can I ssh to a server through a pptp tunnel? [closed]

I'm new to VPNs, so there's a good chance I'm completely misunderstanding my needs here. My workplace is setup so that I can only ssh into its servers when either (a) I'm using a computer in the ...
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Undocumented pppd exit code

If my machine (OSX 10.9.2) is not connected to the Internet and I want to establish pptp connection by using pppd: $ sudo /usr/sbin/pppd serviceid 5BE14D3A-7B94-4704-ADE0-9883B189199E debug logfile /...
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What is the reconnection policy of “persist” switch on “pon” command from pptp-linux package?

I use to establish a connection to my VPN PPTP server by typing: pon MyVPN persist I want to know the reconnection timing details, but I have not found documentation enough about it. Specifically: ...
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PPTP: Allow remote clients to communicate with each other

I have a PPTP server. Clients log in to the server, but can not ping each other. The clients are at different locations. The problem is with my IPTABLES forward chain .... here is my iptables: ...
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pptpd dead but subsys locked? on cent os

i install point to point tunnel (PPTP) in my VPS. (Cent OS 6 64 Bit) everything fine after reboot the PPTP not worked client side. the pptpd status shows " pptpd dead but subsys locked ". how to ...
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How to open VPN connection inside other VPN connection under Linux/Ubuntu

Is it possible to have two VPN connections on top of each other under Ubuntu? Scenario: My organization is quite large and has its own large network. Each group inside the organization has its own ...
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libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit)

Installed: glibc-static.x86_64 0:2.12-1.107.el6_4.4 glibc-utils.x86_64 0:2.12-1.107.el6_4.4 Dependency Installed: fontconfig.x86_64 0:2.8.0-3.el6 freetype....
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VPN Setup Errors

I'm trying to install a VPN on one of our servers for use within my campus so that we can play some games, but I appear to be getting errors when I try to connect, as shown below. Not quite sure about ...
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How to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' in proxy server?

I'm trying to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' interface in proxy server (Tinyproxy). Unfortunately it does not work. Using route add -net default gw 10.9.0.1 I can make all the traffic ...
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Iptables forward with pptp and openvpn

I have OpenVPN and PPTP installed on a VPS. I'm having a few questions that I can't seem to get a firm answer on. I want to install OpenVPN on 1.1.1.1 (eth0, public IP address) and PPTP on 1.1.1.2 (...
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Tunnelling VPN through SSH mac

I have a pptp VPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi at home, and it works really well, except when I'm stuck behind my college's firewall. I can SSH into it through commonly open firewall ports (443, ...
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PPTP server with NIC aliases

I have set up a VPN on a VPS Server using PPTP. I have one NIC with two aliases. eth0 eth0:1 eth0:2 The 3 interfaces have public addresses. eth0 is a French IP, eth0:1 is UK, and eth0:2 is American. ...
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Smallest linux distribution for PPTP VPN server (poptop)?

I want to run Poptop, an Open Source PPTP Server for Linux. I need the smallest possible GNU/Linux distribution which I can install in VMware Workstation 8 and which will be able to support this ...
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Setup PPTP VPN connection with no GUI [closed]

I want to configure a remote linux (Ubuntu Precise) to use a PPTP VPN. I can only access to it using ssh, so I don't have a graphical interface (neither do I want it). Some hours googling: Guides on ...
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PPTP with dhcp only for clients

I have a local network at home with a router and a small server. The router manages the local network (DHCP, etc) but does not support PPTP. On the server (Ubuntu 12.04) I set up pptpd and this is ...
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What other rules should I use to allow PPTP outbound connection?

I already allowed outbound connection to TCP/UDP port number 1723, but PPTP connection still fail to establish, If I allow all outbound connection, the tunnel will just go fine.
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share vpn conneciton using router

I want to share my VPN connection with other devices. I just got a D-Link router, and I'm a little bit lost about how to deal with it. I connect to internet using the VPN of my university (PPTP). The ...
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command OR script to detect vpn connection status

I'm using Ubuntu Network Manager VPN client to connect to a PPTP vpn server. I have an application that get some data from internet and must be runned from behind the VPN. I need to suspend ...