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

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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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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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Issue with PPTP VPN setup

My first intention to setup a PPTP VPN, via my Linksys E2000 router with DD-WRT firmware, was to use an iPhone app while being connected to my home network from anywhere I have an internet connection. ...
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Ubuntu vs. Windows VPN routing behavior

Both my home and workplace networks are the same (subnet 10.0.0.x). When I configure a VPN connection on my Windows 7 machine (PPTP), I can ping any server that is located at my workplace without any ...
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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 setup a PPTP tunnel to automatically reconnect after tunnel connection drops

I am currently connecting to a server via a pptp tunnel. I have a python script that downloads data from the tunnel. Every now and than the tunnel will be disconnected. I am wondering how do I ...
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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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Fedora 19 and PPTP

I'm having problems setting up VPN PPTP on Fedora 19. When I try to add new VPN I have only possibility to add openconnect or L2TP protocols. After some googling I found out that you have to install ...
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Problems with PPTP VPN on Windows 7

I have a PPTP VPN server set up on Ubuntu VPS and it works OK on my Mac, but when I connect to it on my Windows 7 machine, most sites work, but for some reason some others do not work – browser just ...
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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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How can I configure my DD-WRT VPN PPTP server to assign netmask 255.255.255.0 to clients?

I have a router running DD-WRT with a PPTP Server working fine, but every PPTP client gets assigned IP like this one: IPv4 Address . . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.210.2 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . ...
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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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Change PPTP control connection's TCP port number

I have some Windows 7 clients that connect via PPTP to a CentOS server, but I would like them to use a port other than 1723 for the control connection as that port is not available. Is there some way ...
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Chromebook VPN support

Can a VPN be used in the Chrome OS? I have not been able to determine if a VPN can be used on the various models. I am looking for either pptp or openvpn support.
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how to access a range of public IPs only through a VPN?

For security reasons, I am not supposed to access an otherwise public IP range unless a VPN is up. However, if my VPN is down, my system routes to the IP anyway, which is a breach of my obligations. ...
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Cannot browse VPN files by IP

I have created a Windows VPN using the built in Windows 7 utility. The VPN connects fine. I can see that I'm connected on both sides of the VPN. However, when I go to ...
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Is PPTP VPN ever secure? Under DD-WRT? [closed]

PPTP is not an open, ratified standard the way that, for example, SSL/TLS is. (see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#TLS_1.2 and http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5246/ ) The most ...
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Linux pptpd only accepting one client connection?

In chap-secrets file I have defined two username/password combinations. I login using first username and it works (it is connected from Windows 7). However as soon as I login from another device ...
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Bonding 2 Internet Service Provider connections?

It's a silly question, probably, but anyway... I've got 2 Internet Service Providers: First provides a connection that runs over L2TP Second provides a Wifi connection Is there any way I can ...
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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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Creating a VPN server using the Debian VPS

I have a Debian VPS and I know about PPTP. I have followed the installation process as what is stated here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/199286/create-vpn-server-using-the-ubuntu-vps However, when ...
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Is it possible to tunnel PPTP over SSH?

I'm trying to get my iDevice to use its USB connection for all network access, instead of WiFi. I had thought it would be as simple as using a VPN, and routing that VPN through some ports I'm ...
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How can I access blocked sites while in China?

I have some colleagues who need to go to China for work, however while they're there, they can't access a lot of sites. One of which is GMail (Google Apps), which they need for work. We have a UK ...
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PPTP VPN: External computers can access network, but internal computers can't access external

I've recently set up a VPN for my home (using an Ubuntu host and PPTP, see links at bottom) so I have access to my servers where ever I am, and so far it's worked how I wanted it to. I've got it set ...
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PPTP VPN on Server 2008 Enterprise

I asked this question on Server fault and was told that was not allowed so I am moving it here. I am running Windows Server 2008 enterprise in my HOME network inside of VMware workstation. I am ...
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Windows based portable PPTP Client separate from built-in OS client

Is there any Windows based portable pptp client separate from built-in OS client that I can put on my jump drive for use in a lock-down PC User/Guest account in XP or Vista? I would like to use my ...
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Unable to connect to PPTP VPN with Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to connect to my corporate VPN using a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04. It's a company laptop but as I have chosen to run Linux rather than "a proper" OS, I'm mostly on-my-own as far as getting ...
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What's better for RDP - PPTP VPN or Port Forwarding?

I need to be able to connect to a computer via RDP from a tablet, over the Internet. I was unable to make the tablet connect to a IPSec or L2TP VPN - the only thing that worked was PPTP. Is PPTP ...
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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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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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How does a VPN connection reroute the tunnel when an attack is detected?

Context Eli The Computer Guy says in the Youtube video "VPN - Virtual Private Networking" at 08:25 that a VPN tunnel was shut down and recreated with a different set of routers when an attack was ...
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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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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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VPN with D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router

I just bought a D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router and was hoping to setup a VPN client using the DD-WRT firmware. But unfortunately my hardware version of DIR-600, known as C1, is not supported by ...
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VPN on OSX disconnects after precisely 2 minutes and 30 seconds on specific network

When connecting to my own VPN server on a specific network, called public-network, my Mac disconnects the VPN connection after 2 minutes and 30 seconds. I have performed several tests and this is the ...
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pfSense 2.0 - Can PPP L2TP be used to be an L2TP tunnel?

i noticed in pfSense 2.0 (RC3) that my PPPoE interface is now a PPPoE tunnel assigned to my WAN NIC (Network Interface Card): where the PPPOE0(xl0) - ianboyd@superuser.com network port is defined ...
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VPN PPTP (MPPE) - connection freeze after while

I have configured VPN (PPTP) connection (configured as in screenshot) and I'm experiencing this issue (ubuntu 12.10): The connection works fine, I can browse web and access local content, however ...
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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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PPTP without GRE: possible?

[I hope this is not off-topic here] I'm trying to set up a PPTP tunnel between a Linux (Debian 6) Server and a Windows 7 Client. The problem is, that the PPTP connection itself (ports 1723 and 47) ...
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VPN for Home to watch TV on the go

My ISP offers TV on tablets, phones, etc. where I have to use an app, but I still have to have that traffic flow through my modem. What would be the best solution to setting up a VPN for probably just ...
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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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Cannot actually use VPN while it's connected?

I've just set up a VPN on my server running Windows Server 2008 R2, but I just found out that even after I've connected to it (PPTP), the traffic does not seem to go through the VPN at all. In other ...
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how to find the tcpportnumber in win7's registry?

i read this post: Change PPTP control connection's TCP port number i cannot find the tcpportnumber in win7's registry.so how to change pptp vpn's tcpportnumber in win 7?
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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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Using A VPN With WICD [closed]

How can I configure Wicd network manager to configure a PPTP VPN connection (or any type of VPN connection for that matter)? I am using Salix 14 if that matters to anyone, though that has nothing to ...
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VPN in Powershell

I am updating an old DOS script which is used to open a Windows PPTP VPN connection between two server, copy some files, then close the connection. I am wanting to rewrite the script in powershell, so ...
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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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is PPTP VPN server supposed to work in DD-WRT 19342 (or later) big build? with a mac OS 10.8.2 client?

Following up on some confusing comments in the DD-WRT forums, see http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=167815 (with a screenshot of settings) In the model-specific thread I learnt that my VPN ...
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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 ...