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

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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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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 solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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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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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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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 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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Windows 7 default VPN - Single Click to Connect

The default way to connect to a VPN (standard includedd MS client) seems to be to click on the network icon in the system tray to expand it, then pick the VPN connection, and click the connect button. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clients get logged out after 12 minutes from VPN

I have installed and setup a PPTPD-VPN server on my Raspbian RPi to route my internet traffic through. It all works fine until (precisely) 12 minutes after login, then the client gets logged out. ...
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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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Copy a Windows VPN client configuration to a Linux client so it also connects to a Windows VPN Server

I have two virtual machines at hand, one Windows 8.1 and the other Debian 7.7 linux. The first one (Win8.1) was already configured to connect to a Windows PPTP VPN, I now need to do the same on the ...
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Max OSX can not connect to PPTP server

I followed the guide lines in Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server on my newly created Linode VPS, but My Mac won't connect to that host. I can ssh to that host, though.
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no received packet on osx yosemite using pptp connection

i am very new at this networking stuff. what i want to archived is - accessing and browsing internet using my vps ip on other country. ( so i can bypass my country blocked website ) - sharing my vps ...
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DD-WRT as a switch and a VPN server

I am trying to run a DD-WRT as both a switch in an existing network and a VPN server. I have set up DD-WRT as a switch in the network. My network now looks like this: imgur[dot]com/KPGVxEP I am ...
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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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Persistent routes for DD-WRT PPTP VPN client

My home network in the USA is behind a Buffalo router (G300NH) running their version of DD-WRT. I use the built-in PPTP VPN client to connect to a VPN provider in the UK. I route certain traffic over ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Logging in using VPN in Windows 8

Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my work laptop. I have configured my VPN connection (PPTP) like I had in Windows 7, but for some reason, I cannot find out where to select that I want to ...
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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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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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Error 619 when trying to connect with Windows VPN client

While trying to connect with the Windows VPN client, the client hangs at the "Verifying user name and password..." message for about 10 seconds, and then I get the following error message: Error ...
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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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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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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 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 safeguard PPTP connection - Windows 7?

There is a computer connecting to a VPN. The network should remain offline, if the machine can't reconnect to the VPN. It should not ever use the normal connection. Only the VPN one. Is there a way ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...