PPTP stands for "Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol" and is a method for implementing virtual private networks (VPNs).

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PPTP VPN on Android for Selected Apps

I've created a PPTP VPN on our firms Mikrotik router. And I've successfully connected the android devices via their native VPN app in settings. However that means that all of the traffic will be sent ...
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PPTP VPN issue, multiple platforms

Using PPTP VPN for multiple clients, I've seen an interesting issue on Mac OSX El Capitan, and Windows 7 and 8. For clients connecting from home using a subnet that is identical to the internal subnet ...
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pptpd use linux users

Is it possible to let pptpd use the users and passwords as configured in linux? Like, my username (on which I also log in to ssh) is "myUserName", and my password is "admin". Would there be any way to ...
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Set up VPN server on a DD-WRT router behind NAT

I am trying to setup a PPTP VPN Server on my DD-WRT router behind NAT (the ISP router of my provider). I've done a lot of googling, but it seems like not many people mention about this exact scenario ...
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Client to client route on Windows VPN

I'm trying to configure a PPTP VPN network to play LAN games. The structure is shown in the picture below: As you can see, Client 1, Client 2 and Client 3 establish a VPN connection (using the ...
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Hostapd does not process HTTPS trafic from ppp0

I setup router server with hostapd 2.3 which works perfectly with eth0 -> wlan0 configuration. But if I'm switching config to ppp0 -> wlan0, then clients connected to wlan0 can access only to HTTP ...
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Can't ping server itself after connected to PPTP VPN

I've set up a PPTP server on a CentOS 6.5 machine to use VPN from public networks and other miscellaneous scripts. Everything seem to be working OK except I can't ping the VPN server by its public IP ...
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Using pptpd with iptables and interface ppp0

I already asked this stackoverflow, but I was told to ask it here :) I'd like make a few ports only accessible via VPN (PPTP). I'm running Debian 8 on the server and pptpd v1.4.0 from apt-get and ...
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Can't acess home network share over L2TP/IPsec VPN but works with PPTP

I have a Synology NAS at home with PPTP and L2TP VPN activated on it. From school, when I connect to the L2TP VPN with my laptop, I can't access my network share \\DISKSTATION. But when doing the same ...
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Fixed ppp interface name?

I have many pptp vpn tunnels or servers to connect to and linux would assign ppp0 for the 1st connection, ppp1 for 2nd connection and so on. I need the interfaces to be fixed so i can forward the ...
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pptp port 1723 unreachable

I'm trying to setup a pptp VPN on my server, but for some reasons the server is not responding to me. on the server I have: $ sudo netstat -alpn | grep :1723 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1723 ...
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Connect to a PPTP Server with my Router

Here is the following scenario: [ NETWORK 1 ] [ World Wide Web ] [ Network 2] [PC1] -> ROUTER1 -> MODEM1 <- ISP WWW ISP -> MODEM2 -> ROUTER2 -> ...
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Connecting Android to Windows VPN

I have set up a VPN on my Windows 10 computer by going into Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections and hitting Alt and then going to File > New Incoming Connection... and setting up ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

I know what you're thinking, "Just go to the VPN connection, right click and go to properties > Networking > IPv4 > Properties > Advanced > Uncheck 'Use default gateway on remote network'" ...
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Where is the log file for pptpd on Ubuntu?

I was running a working pptp server months ago. After tried and failed l2tp server, I wanted to go back to pptp. But for some reason it won't work any more. I cannot even find the data log for the ...
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Low VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN) performance on raspberry pi

I own a raspberry pi modebl b+ with Raspbian and kernel 3.12.26+ installed. I recompiled the kernel and enabled pptp module in order to use it with pptp_accel Using the same VPN provider and their ...
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on DD-WRT router how to reconnect PPTP and bypass VPN for specific IPs or connected devices

I've ASUS RT-N66U flashed with "DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) big". I use VyprVPN service with PPTP protocol. I set up the router through PPTP protocol following these instructions: ...
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Getting Error 800 Trying to Connect to VPN connection set up on Zyzel USG110

We're using Zyxel USG110 Firewall. I've setup VPN connection on the firewall using the following settings: VPN Gateway * L2TP_GW (for client l2tp connections) - My Address => Interface: wan1 - ...
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MPPE difficulties on OSX PPTP VPN server

I'm trying to get a VPN up and running again on a Mac OSX server, and seem to have run into a snag with MPPE. When I try and connect to the VPN from my laptop on the same local network, I get the ...
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Single iptables on openwrt

I have a router with a fresh openwrt install and local network 192.168.5.0/24. There is a server SERV on 192.168.5.100 (HTTP and some other services). There is also a pptp-client tunnel (visible on ...
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VPN PPTP Connection Shared With--Or From Within--VirtualBox VM

Using a Windows 7 host and a PPTP connection I've been unable to get the VPN working with a VM running a RedHat Linux derivative. Sharing the host's PPTP connection with VirtualBox's host-only network ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Forward all TCP and UDP connections over VPN

I have the following setup: OS: Ubuntu v13 Software: PPTP NIC 1 (eth1) IP: 10.2.95.207/24 Gateway: 10.2.95.1 (this is the network I want to connect to) NIC 2 (eth2) IP: 7.82.176.254/8 (the network ...
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NAT Rule for PPTP Port Forwading

I'm under a very heavy firewall where only very common ports such as 21 and 80 are open. I installed PPTP on my own dedicated server (a Debian Linux) and I`m trying to connect it using Windows, but ...
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Connection from iPhone to Windows 7 PPTP VPN fails during LCP negotiation

First, some specs! Remote device: iPhone 4S / iOS 7.0.4 VPN server: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 I've been trying for a while with little luck to get a VPN server set up on my home Windows 7 ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN though a PPTP VPN on Yosemite

I have just updated to Mac OS X Yosemite and the problem is that the traffic doesn't route to OpenVPN or Kerio connection behind a PPTP connection. Mavericks OS X does not have a problem. I can also ...
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No browsing issue on PPTP VPN Server on CentOS 6 64bit

I am trying to setup a VPN server in CentOS 6 64-bit. I used the first 4 steps of following document to setup the server in How-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp. And I successfully managed to setup ...
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IPAD Air2 PPTP vpn missing vpn dns

User has an IPAD Air2. When he connects to the VPN using his iphone it does not get dns server settings. He is connecting to Windows RRAS as pptp vpn. If I connect with a windows laptop I get all ...
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VPN is blocked only on windows?

Hi was trying to setup an vpn on my macbook because the network i am on blocks a lot of pages and it worked fine on the macbook i used the afreevpn.com vpn it worked no problems then i tried on my ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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ADSL > VPN > Squid3 > DHCP > eth1 All on local debian server

I've been trying to setup this config for months but due to lack of knowledge & experience I have no success; HW on hand; Fast enough Local Debian server with 2 NICs & SSD hdd ADSL modem in ...
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VPN Connection Over 3G

I have a PPTP server running on my linux box, and i can successfully connect an android client to it using WiFi but when i try to connect to the server using data-connection (3G) it fails to connect. ...
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How to see log of nmcli “Network connection failed :unknown reason”

My country has network block, so when i use "nmcli connection up uuid", it always show "connection establish successful" and then show "Network connection failed :unknown reason:" right now, I find ...
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Win 8.1 connected to PPTP VPN, DNS not working

I have a server A (Windows Server 2008 R2) and a client B (Windows 8.1) in different locations. I set up a VPN server on A. Since I have only one NIC on A, I chose custom configuration and enabled ...
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PPTP connection: Timeout sending config requests when in eduroam network

trying to connect to a pptp-vpn from within my university network ('eduroam' standard). connection cannot be established (LCP: Timeout sending Config-Requests). The connection works flawlessly from ...
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Not able to SSH into Raspberry Pi when PPTP is active

I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a seedbox, and I'm trying to make it connect to my VPN. I'm using PPTP to connect, and I can make the connection work just fine, and my IP address as shown to the ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Windows 7 don't use VPN connection

I have a Windows 7 computer connected to a VPN (PPTP). This VPN is only being used to access a remote server, and is quite slow. So, I'd like to browse the internet directly, not over the VPN. On OS ...
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Setup PPTP to access home network transparently

I have Raspberry Pi box connected to home WiFi-router and running pptpd. The local addresses is 192.168.1.32 (eth0) and 192.168.2.1 (ppp0) and local name raspberry.local. I have iMac connected to ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...
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Windows 7 network icon says no internet, but I am connected

Yesterday I had to configure a RAS dial in interface so that a remote machine can VPN into me. Before doing this, my Network icon in the tray would show I was connected. Now it has that confusing ...
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PPTP VPN only using IPv6 Connections?

I followed this tutorial to set up a PPTP VPN: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp Once complete, I connected to it with my desktop and noticed I ...
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Why does my PPTP VPN connection fail to route to the remote network in Linux?

I'm trying to connect to my office's PPTP VPN on Linux via ppp. The gateway has a local IP address in the 10.4.x.x net and I need to access other machines in the 10.x.x.x net (which I can do normally ...
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CIFS mount over VPN hangs when VPN crashes and reconnects

I've successfully shared Windows share over VPN (PPTP), mounted it with mount.cifs on my Ubuntu machine and I'm able to browse the shared contents from the Ubuntu. However, sometimes, when the ...
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PPTP does not work externally

I have a PPTP server that I can connect to using its LAN IP, but not using the external IP. My router is set up to forward PPTP to the correct machine and the server can access the internet. However, ...
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Something's up with my PPTP+SMB setup

Yesterday I could connect to my PPTP VPN and access a SMB server on it perfectly well. Today it is throwing up a bucketload of problems. The VPN is now stopping internet traffic, even though it's set ...
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PPTP server not functioning (or set up) correctly

I've set up a PPTP server on Ubuntu Sever 14.04. I need to allow a foreign client to access the LAN, but NOT attempt to use my internet connection. When connecting to the VPN the client loses internet ...
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How to configure a VPN client in the router based on a connection log from my computer?

I am struggling with DD-WRT's PPTP client, as all configurations (and builds) I tried based on the all-important wiki but also older forum posts led to no ppp0 connection showing up with ifconfig. ...
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how to pick addresses and DNSMasq server for PPTP VPN client (in DD-WRT)?

I must be confused about terminology for addresses my remote network uses, but I could not get my DD-WRT (build 20548) connect to the PPTP server. At least I could not even verify that I am connected ...
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VPN on WIN 7…ipad connects but no DNS services

I have set up a vpn on a win 7 machine PPTP and can successfully connect to it from another win 7 machine over the internet and get out with the new ip address. However, when I connect with an ipad, ...