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

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Lion built-in VPN client times out connecting to Windows 2003 PPTP server

I have a new iMac with OS X 10.7 (Lion) on it that refuses to connect to a PPTP-based VPN server (running Windows 2003 SBS). To shortcut past a lot of questions: There is a Dell workstation running ...
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Linux PPTP VPN and gateway woes

I have an Amazon Linux machine running in an Amazon EC2 instance. I am connecting to my office's VPN as follows: sudo pppd pty "pptp pptp.<DOMAIN>.com --nolaunchpppd --loglevel 2 --debug" file ...
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How do I setup my Ubuntu 12.04 PPTPD Server properly?

Ok so I have setup a PPTPD server and configured it appropriately. Here is my pptpd-options: name pptpd require-mschap-v2 require-mppe-128 ms-dns 8.8.8.8 ms-dns 8.8.4.4 proxyarp nodefaultroute ...
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Trying to connect a Dlink DIR-615 router to a PPTP VPN from behind a Netgear WNDR3700

I have two routers: a Netgear WNDR3700 and a DLink DIR-615 (rev H2) Both are using stock firmware. The Netgear is my primary router (192.168.0.1/24). I'd like to set up the DLink (192.168.2.1/24) to ...
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How to log username logging into ubuntu PPTP service

I need to log every connection made into our PPTP daemon. I can find the IP address of the client connection from /var/log/daemon.log, but can't find the username that is used to login. When using ...
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pfSense: Have router connect, and route, to a PPTP server?

i have a main office running a PPTP VPN server (Microsoft Remote Access Services). Is it possible for the pfSense router at a satellite location to automatically route traffic destined for the main ...
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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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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, ...
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How to bring up the ppp0 interface?

I am trying to start my pptpd server on Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I was following the instructions at this page and Ubuntu's official guide. I am doing this because I wanted to setup a VPN server ...
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PPTP Connection

When connecting to the PPTP VPN Router the gateway defaults to 0.0.0.0 and a subnet mask of 255.255.255.255 and I can't browse the web. Is this an issue on the client side? When I uncheck the ...
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Multiple PPTP VPN Client on Cisco 3G Router

I want the router to be a client to 2 independent PPTP servers, both are in different cities in Cisco routers. I have tested with one on cisco 1841 aqnd its working fine; but when I add the 2nd, its ...
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Can't connect to the router when using Linux as a router

I am using Linux as a router to filter and tunnel all the traffics from LAN through PPTP VPN, I managed to set up the router, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine, and the client, which is also an ...
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Setting up VPN on Centos with router doing dhcp

I've successfully setup PPTP VPN on my CentOS 5 server and can connect to it. I've set it up to use the IP range 10.0.1.50-60 and this works and we can ping each other but from what I can tell these ...
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How to restrict windows connection (PPTP) to a specific Port or App?

So lets say i want to restrict the PPTP (VPN) connection to specific applications, lets say for example Google Chrome uses the connection and other apps go through it. There is an app called ...
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Windows 8 VPN PPTP Settings

I am having a problem getting my computer to connect to my companies VPN, the thing is it connects just fine from my Android phone with the default settings so I know it is a problem with the settings ...
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Forwarding VPN port (1723) disables internet on server

I'm trying to set up a VPN on Windows 7 and I started by forwarding port 1723. However, the exact moment that my router saves the port forwarding, I lose internet access on the PC being forwarded to. ...
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barebones features for a DD-WRT router acting as PPTP server

I have a little router (Linksys E900) only to act as a VPN server. I have a decent router behind it, handling radio anyway. So I am happy to relegate any other CPU-intensive stuff to the bigger ...
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PPTP VPN connection disconnecting when accesing an IP over VPN

I have two PC lan behind a router. I am connecting to my company network through a VPN. I was not able to reach an IP, nor access the internet. The VPN connection would be disconnected automatically. ...
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PPTP tunnel only wrapping TCP Traffic

I am having difficulty configuring a PPTP VPN using Windows Server 2008 R2 to allow more then just TCP traffic. Connection and authentication work perfectly, but applications that require other ...
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Windows 7 client can't connect to CentOS PPTP VPN

Have a Macintosh (10.8.2) that connects just fine to a CentOS 6.0 virtual private server (OpenVZ, with PPP added by the host) via PPTP. A Windows 7 Home Premium client (virtualized in Sun's Virtual ...
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Linux Distro with PPTP/L2TP client support and IP Forwarding

I'm looking for a lightweight linux distro with a nice web based front end that I can throw on a VM to act as a secondary gateway out of my network through a VPN. I currently have a debian VM with ip ...
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Windows mobile 6.1 vpn service using Witopia connects and immediately disconnects

My samsung Omnia i900 with Windows mobile 6.1. vpn service using Witopia pptp connects and immediately disconnects. Witopia tech sent me the log so I know its connecting, but as soon as I try to ...
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itshidden.com VPN connection dies and will not reconnect on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have a ubuntu server which should keep a connection to itshidden.com VPN through PPTP. Somehow, connection dies once in awhile and following lines appear in /var/log/syslog: Jun 24 16:52:54 ...
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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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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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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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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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not all packets forwarded by pptp VPN server

I have the following setup: +------+ +---------+ ppp0---------+ |router| | A +-----+---+-----+ B | | R | ...
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How to test a PPTP VPN server from a remote location?

I cannot decide whether a VPN server blocks my geographic location or whether it is down altogether. What is a legitimate and trustworthy service that could (try to) connect from its own location as a ...
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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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reading a routing table for pptp vpn data

I expected a route (on my router) to show my PPTP VPN connection. Now I see my VPN server IP show up, but still with vlan2, not ppp. Is this a problem? What can I do about it? Kernel IP routing table ...
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what happens to my IP my inner VPN uses if my outer VPN channel breaks down?

I want to use a VPN tunnel within a VPN tunnel. So I establish a connection first, and then another one, which will already by routed via the first. The first is the outer one, the second the inner ...
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PPTP authenticate using LDAP

I'm using both centos 6.5 in PPTP and LDAP server (OpenDJ). Anyone know how to configure when connecting to PPTP VPN server it will authenticate using the LDAP credentials? Thanks
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Host a SSTP VPN Server on Windows 8

I have a small server computer running Windows 8 at home. Currently it is hosting a PPTP VPN server using the build-in Windows 8 functionality for that. What I would want is something more secure, ...
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Doubled packets and TCP retransmissions in PPTP connection

I have a PPTP server setup at my home network: ROUTER: a router (Zyxel Keenetic Giga II): external address EXT, internal address 172.20.246.1 WINDOWS 7: a Windows 7 host machine, internal address: ...
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Is there any way to install a VPN PPTP (not OpenVPN) Server on a NAS with FunPlug?

I have a CH3SNAS from Conceptronic with FunPlug installed to enhance its capabilities. I would like to install a VPN PPTP server, but I only have found OpenVPN packages for FunPlug. Does somebody ...
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IPSec Policy Is Blocking 127.0.0.1

I created an IPSec policy on Windows 8.1, it's purpose was to allow only traffic that goes via the VPN, everything else should be blocked (except LAN and 127.0.0.1). LAN is working fine, but 127.0.0.1 ...
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PPTP connects but website doesn't open

I'm using Debian 6 OpenVZ VPS. I have installed PPTP and it connects fine, but it shows my own(real ip), somehow it's not forwarding. If I connect it through mobile(HTC), I connects fine as well, but ...
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Unable to Connect to VPN with PPTP on OSX 10.9

I'm attempting to connect to a VPN on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.9 Here are the connection settings: Interface: VPN VPN Type: PPTP Authentication Settings: Password Configure IPv4: Using PPP ...
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ASUS PPTP VPN server doesn't work with OSX, works fine with Android phone

I am trying to use the built-in PPTP server on my ASUS RT-AC68U to VPN into my local network. After going through the setup procedure, I have found that I can connect to the VPN just fine. However, ...
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VPN Client issue

I have an VPN L2TP server very well configured. I know that because from my phone I may connect to this vpn server using L2TP protocol and trought the VPN gateway I succefully may navigate. The ...
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Can't connect externally to Windows PPTP VPN

I'm trying to setup the basic Windows PPTP VPN so I can access temporarily access my home network while I will be away. My laptop can connect to the VPN Server when on the same network using the VPN ...
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Install a VPN Server on Ubuntu or CentOS which is router compatible

I am new to this networking stuff and for the last three days I have been trying to install PPTP VPN Server on my Ubuntu. Computers running XP can connect to it without a single problem, but when I ...
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Tunneling PPTP VPN and network setup for bridged KVM running Windows 7 enterprise on Linux host

I'm using a Win7 provided image from work to run inside qemu-kvm (libvirt/virt-manager). The host is running Debian Wheezy. The Win7 VM wants to join the company AD and has certain tools to check if ...
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how to troubleshoot asymmetric speed PPTP VPN speed? (downlink to client is slow, the server bandwidth up, and there is no encryption overhead)

I hope I have a general question motivated by my specific problem: I have acceptable upload speeds and unacceptable download speeds on my VPN while I think both endpoints have quite some bandwidth in ...
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How do I make servers visible on my VPN?

I'm tinkering with web servers on Rackspace, trying to figure out if I can set up a website with public parts and also private parts that are visible only via a VPN connection. I have 2 servers ...
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Can't enable VPN on linux error: VPN connection failed

I have a sony vaio laptop, with ubuntu 11.04 and windows 7 on it. I have configured a VPN connection on ubuntu, in order to connect to my computer at work but it keeps not working, and I get the error ...
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VPN client configuration on Windows using a config file

Is it possible to create a configuration or batch file that will initiate a VPN connection using the built-in Windows PPTP client? I want to build a scripted method that all my external users can use ...