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

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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, ...
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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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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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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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Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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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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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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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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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 Start>Run>\\192.168.13....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forcing Deluge traffic down ppp0 adapter?

Basically i have a PPTP VPN connection on my linux box (Raspberry Pi on Raspian) and I have Deluge installed with the WebUI. The client is fantastic, really love it and the functionality that comes ...
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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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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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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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Routing IPv6 traffic through Debian pptpd into Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnel

I have set up a tunnel using Hurricane Electric's services on a Debian machine. It seems to work alright; I can ping6 ipv6.google.com and open it in links. I've also set up a PPTP daemon on the ...
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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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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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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 router,...