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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

If you need to keep your Internet connection when you connect to the VPN, you can do the following: Open "PowerShell" as an administrator, and with the following command you can fix it. Note that you ...
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Windows 7 default VPN - Single Click to Connect

You can use rasphone.exe to dial a connection using stored credentials: rasphone -d "VPN NAME" Hangup with: rasphone -h "VPN NAME" You'll also need to go into the option tab of the properties for ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

OpenVPN is more secure then PPTP. I don't think there are any fundamental differences between IPV4 and IPV6 from the point of view of the tunnel, save that IPV6 has more space. I think you will ...
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How do I use a PPTP/OpenVPN connection as a SOCKS/HTTP proxy?

Yes you can do this. You need to connect to the VPN without it taking over your whole network, but still have the VPN's interface useable. I've done that with OpenVPN, by adding lines to the config ...
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PPTP connection: Timeout sending config requests when in eduroam network

Besides TCP port 1723, PPTP also uses GRE to transport data. You need firewall permission for GRE to your PPTP endpoint.
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I resolved this issue by: 1) Right clicking the VPN connection. Select Properties. 2) Click Security tab. Make sure Type of VPN is set for Automatic (mine was set for PPTP) This resolved my issue....
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Windows 7 default VPN - Single Click to Connect

To connect to VPN without user interaction and to avoid write down the password in the batch file you can use ... rasphone -d VPNname ... and remove "Prompt for Username and password" dialog with ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

Open-vpn is much secure than ipv4 VPN pptp, thats for the higher encryption used in open-vpn and for pptp was hacked several times with certain level of ease, and also was broken down by NSA and that'...
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Fixed ppp interface name?

That's not the way this is done. The way to do it is specified in the ever-helpful Arch Linux wiki, under the heading Split Tunneling based on port by /etc/ppp/ip-up.d. Let me explain. All files in /...
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PPTP VPN works from Windows, not Linux

Since it works on the same hardware running windows, it's likely the software firewall in ubuntu, or possibly upnp in windows configuring the router for the traffic (see last section of post). As a ...
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PPTP VPN Fails Authentication But Using Correct Credentials

The pppd program used here for PPTP does not support EAP-PEAP at all. So the reason authentication fails is beause the client isn't trying EAP-PEAP/MSCHAPv2; it is actually trying direct MSCHAPv2 ...
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Network Load On VPN

No, this is not necessarily true. The route traffic takes depends on the routing tables configured in the routers at the satellite offices. Given the fixed nature of your network, I would recommending ...
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How to set specific URLs to use VPN connection for DNS (Windows)?

I solved the problem. first uncheck "use default gateway on remote network" to let all requests bypass VPN connection. Then with below command, let all 192.168.123.x requests (including DNS ...
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SSL does not work on Windows 10 against rutracker.org via PPTP, but works with L2TP

There is nothing wrong with Windows' TLS library (and indeed curl on Linux behaves the same way when compiled against OpenSSL/1.1.0i) – it simply uses a newer handshake format which tries to use fewer,...
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PPP - PPTP VPN drops connection with weird debug message

Found the problem. If you specify the domain in the chap-secrets file in your username, the authentication part will succeed, but for some reason you'll get garbled text. So for example, if you use: ...
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How do I use a PPTP/OpenVPN connection as a SOCKS/HTTP proxy?

For OpenVPN, there's a patch for ocproxy support, but it's outdated (for 2.3.x branch). I've ported it to the recent 2.5, but this is PoC (Windows not supported, yet). You can use it with ocproxy or ...
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Error in installing available packages in kali linux

If your Apt index is very old, it will attempt to fetch files which no longer exist on the server, because they have been superseded with newer versions. Try apt-get update -y before running apt-get ...
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Is there a way to create something like a reverse proxy for PPTP?

Not for PPTP specifically, no. But on the other hand, it's not even needed – just have two VPN connections and let the server act as an IP router between them. That is: ExternalServer acts as the ...
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Error 800 connecting to VPN on certain networks on Windows 10

After a couple of days of searching the web I stumbled across this article https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/312840/error-message-error-720-no-ppp-control-protocols-configured which prompted me ...
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VPN to avoid the Great Firewall of China is only partly working

EDIT Marek Rost's comment appeared as I was writing my post. I read the link he gave, http://blog.zorinaq.com/my-experience-with-the-great-firewall-of-china/, after submitting my post. It is ...
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Establish a VPN Connection on Windows Server 2012 R2 Core

I still don't know what feature or role installs rasdial, but I was able to copy all of the dependent files onto the Core server (in a folder called C:\RasDial) to make it work. I was missing a lot ...
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Can't resolve remote hosts by name over VPN connection, but can access hosts via IP

1 - Open the Network and Sharing Centre by right-clicking on your network connections symbol in the bottom-right corner of the screen, then click on Open Network and Sharing Center. 2 - Click on the ...
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Asus Router as VPN server. Where are the logs?

This particular model of router has a telnet daemon that can be easily enabled by logging in to the admin page and hitting the link http://routerip/telnetd.cgi?enable=1. From there, you should be ...
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DD-WRT PPTP Enabled

Yes, port 1736 (common PPTP port) and you'll also have to ensure you're forwarding/allowing the GRE protocol (protocol 47, not port 47) through as well. Depending on your ISP-provided router, this ...
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PPTP VPN on Android for Selected Apps

When creating your VPN on Adnroid, you can choose which subnets will be using it. Check the "Show advanced options" in Android/VPN parameter screen and add the subnet you want to use with that VPN in ...
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Client to client route on Windows VPN

For the static routes simply run the following commands on your clients after being connected through the VPN with <VPN> being replaced by the name of your VPN connection: netsh interface ip ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

Ended up using this to set split tunneling in W10 in order to PPTP to our Linksys router. set-vpnconnection -name "PPTP VPN Connection" -splittunneling $true -passthru -alluserconnection This steps ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

Israel's answer put me in the right track but I still has a few issues. Here is what I did to make it work: Open "PowerShell" as an administrator and type: Set-VpnConnection -Name "Your VPN Name" -...
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VPN Connection Over 3G

My question is what Hotspot Shield is doing to connect to vpn The real answer to this is: it does not go through your ISP. Let me elaborate. Your VPN, to be effective, should allow you to connect ...

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