Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol is a layer 7 networking protocol which provides an unsecure layer 2 tunnel. It runs on top of UDP, and is commonly used to carry PPP sessions. Security is usually provided with the addition of IPsec.

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Cannot connect to VPN on Server 2012

We run a small business and have a server that runs our VPN on Windows Server 2012. Our VPN was working fine until we restarted our router and it seems that restart procedure broke the VPN. We are ...
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Is it possible to configure L2TP IPSec connection on a Fortigate 30D?

We've got a FortiGate-30D running v5.0,build4225,130521 (GA). I've managed to configure Cisco IPsec VPN and Web-SSL, and tested both, but I'm unable to configure the L2TP IPSec VPN. Looking at the ...
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L2TP VPN Connection on Debian Squeeze

I need to make an L2TP VPN connection from a Debian Squeeze server. What I have is: The server IP address Shared Key My username and password Just using these 3 parameteres I can establish the ...
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Is it possible for L2TP VPN to do auto route configuration for client during connected?

We've setup a L2TP VPN server with this tutorial, everything works like a charm. The only issue is We don't want client to route all traffic using this VPN, only a particular subnet, e.g. ...
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Site to site IPSec VPN between Server 2012 and USG 50

I am looking to setup an IPSec VPN server in our organisation using a Windows server 2012 machine with remote access and routing installed. I would then like to perform a site to site IPSec VPN ...
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OS X Server ignoring static VPN IP request

I've just enabled the VPN service on OS X Server, everything is working fine however we are facing one issue. All of our clients (about 30 iMac's) are connecting to the VPN with a static IP however OS ...
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L2TP VPN disconnects on sustained file transfer from server LAN computer to VPN client

VPN Server: Windows Server 2008 x86 RRAS installed and running All necessary firewall ports are open, I no longer get rejected log entries Behind router which is DHCP, serving 192.168.0.2 to ...
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WIndows 8.1 VPn stops working

I am having a problem that every day i have to re-install my cisco VPN client because it will not work. I can connect and the routes get published to by computer, but i can not ping anything on the ...
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VPN server not responding, no indications of blocked traffic

I have a Mac OS X Server (10.9) machine running a L2TP/IPSec VPN server. Configuration appears to be fine, and the hostname of both the server and the VPN is set to a DynDNS hostname. The server is ...
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l2tp vpn is disconnected after few minutes

I installed IPSec/L2TP on my vps server. I tried to connect from my mac to this VPN server. First time, connection is succeeded. But after a few minutes, connection was broken by itself. After ...
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Forwarding VPN via reverse SSH tunnel

I have a server that reverse ssh tunnels to a secondary server. The secondary server then acts as a "bridge" to the internal server (the external server's IP address is what I connect to). This works ...
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L2TP/IPsec through HTTP Port 80

i got an VPN (L2TP/IPsec) Tunnel running on my synology nas. my router is configured for vpn passthrough. so everything is fine. furthermore i got an webservice running on port 80. now i got the ...
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L2TP connection error via Windows 8 client

When I try to connect to an L2TP server via Windows 8 client I receive error 789:The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a processing error during initial ...
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L2TP VPN unable to connect from outside

I'm using OS X server to run the VPN, and the client is an iPhone running iOS 7. I'm port mapping with my router, which seems fine as the server did receive packets from my iPhone. I've tried ...
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StrongSwan + xl2tpd client timeout between 2-5 minutes

I run CentOS 6.4 on Amazon EC2, using xl2tpd-1.3.1 from EPEL repository together with StrongSwan 5.0.4. I setup a simple IPSec connection: conn l2tp type=transport keyexchange=ikev1 ...
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Configure RRAS to send DNS search domain to Mac L2TP VPN client

Is there any way to make RRAS send the default search domain (ie the connection's search domain, the FQDN of the domain in question) to Mac clients who connect via L2TP? Or is this something that just ...
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l2tp/pptp + freeradius (accounting information only gets updated on disconnect)

I have a basic PPTP/L2TP setup that uses a remote freeradius server with mysql. Issue is that when a user gets connected to the vpn and as long as the user stays connected (could be hours), no ...
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iMac L2TP connection fail

When trying to connect to private business L2TP server, Mac OSx disconnects. Console log ( ip address is masked x.x.x.x ): 9/8/13 9:58:00.734 PM pppd[11473]: L2TP connecting to server 'x.x.x.x' ...
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Mac/iPad/iPhone not getting DHCP option 121 routes from L2TP/IPSec VPN

I have a Windows 2008 R2 RRAS server set up for L2TP over IPSec, using DHCP to assign IP addresses to VPN clients and configured the DHCP options to send routes with DHCP option 121. This is working, ...
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SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1.2 L2TP VPN Authentication Failed

I have a SonicWall TZ 215 running SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1.2-6o. I have configured the L2TP VPN using the default crypto suite ESP: 3DES/HMAC SHA1 (IKE). Proposals are as such: IKE (Phase 1) Proposal ...
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VPN fails to connect (Error 812)

I am having a problem where normal users cannot connect to VPN (Error 812); however, administrators can connect without any problem. I have run traces, but no errors appear. The user accounts have ...
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I can connect, but cannot ping/route to remote VPN computers

Setup: L2TP VPN Server on a Windows Server 2008 machine which is behind a router, which is behind a modem/router. Modem/Router (IP: 192.168.2.1, Subnet: 255.255.255.0, DHCP serves 192.168.2.2 to ...
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MikroTik not accepting VPN connections over wifi

I'm using MikroTik RouterOS v5.18 x86 on a Dell PC. I have done the following: Set Addresses Set PPPoE Client & Server Set PPTP/L2TP Server Make Profiles and Secrets SRCNAT MASQUERADE the IPs of ...
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L2TP server allows connections through firewall for iPhone/iPad, but not windows

Our L2TP server (running Windows 2008 RRAS) is behind a NAT firewall. I've already verified that it is passing NAT-T. The firewall rules are all set up correctly to pass GRE, IKE, L2TP and there are ...
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718 error number while connecting to server

i have configured nttac+ to my server and set authentication to radious server , but when i want to connect to my server through l2tp i get 718 error number ! log file of nttac is : #24-02-2013 ...
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Android devices fail to connect to MS L2TP PSK

I have configured MS Server 2003 RRAS with IPSec / L2TP using PSK. iPhone devices connect fine however Android devices fail to connect. The MS "Oakley" trace file shows the negotiations for Apple and ...
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Simple L2TP/IPsec server not working (openswan, xl2tpd, Ubuntu, Windows)

I configured openswan and xl2tpd on an Ubuntu 12.04 server (on EC2) by following various tutorials/documentation which seem to largely say the same things, but most recently this one. However, my ...
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openswan and xl2tpd tunnel not working?

Since weeks i want to setup l2tp tunnel with xl2tpd and openswan in debian wheezy, the external interface is ppp0 with dynamic ip and the internal interface is eth0 with ip address 192.168.1.1. l2tp ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN (OpenSwan, CentOS 6) unable to connect via iPhone (iOS 5.1) and Android (JellyBean)

I have successfully installed L2TP over IPsec VPN (PSK) using OpenSwan 2.6.38 running on CentOS. Connect DOES WORK perfectly from Windows 8. But doesn't work AT ALL from iPhone 4 (ios 5.1) or ...
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How to change L2TP/PPTP VPNs port

on centos 6 there are open source implantations of L2TP VPN (e.g xl2tp), i wanna know that if default l2tp vpn port blocked can we run vpn on different ports or maybe change cipher setting ? what ...
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Ubuntu IPSEC/L2TP Server EAP-Authentication

I want to set up an Ubuntu VPN-server. My system is running Ubuntu Server 12.10. IPSec(openswan) is running fine, but on my WinXP-Client I'm only able to connect to the VPN with the domain. ...
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CentOS 5 VPN Server won't work

I have a CentOS 5 server configured to be both a L2TP server and a PPTP server + a radius server for hosting the AAA. My problem is that, the L2TP works great and I can connect to it, but can't ...
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Multiple Devices connecting to VPN on CentOS server

I am looking for a solution as to what would be the VPN software for multiple OSes and Devices. I currently have 15 systems to connect to a VPN. I was using Hamachi from LogMeIn but their lack of ...
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How to access remote lan machines through a ipsec / xl2ptd vpn (maybe iptables related)

I’m trying to do the setup of a IPSEC / XL2TPD VPN for our office, and I’m having some problems accessing the remote local machines after connecting to the VPN. I can connect, and I can browse ...
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xl2tpd: Provide L2TP/IPsec VPN connectivity to an entire subnet without using a default route

I've set up an L2TP/IPsec VPN using OpenSwan and xl2tpd using the "nodefaultroute" ppp option. The server's virtual IP address is set to 10.10.31.1 and it allocates addresses in the range ...
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L2TP server - site-to-site vpn connection

I am not sure this is the right place for this question but here goes. We want to connect users using an L2TP VPN connection to a users at the other end of a SonicWall site-to-site VPN. Currently we ...
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l2tp / ipsec debian Openswan U2.6.38 does not connect

i am trying to get ipsec/l2tp running on a debian server with an iphone as a client but always get: Dec 2 21:00:04 vpn pluto[22711]: packet from <clientip>:43598: received Vendor ID payload ...
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Traffic shaping L2TP/IPsec VPN (via accounts not connection)

I need to be able to control the amount of bandwidth a specific user account can use on a VPN connection. One account I want to be able to use the VPN with no restrictions and another account I want ...
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Which ports for IPSEC/LT2P?

I have a firewall/router (not doing NAT). I've googled and seen conflicting answers. It seems UDP 500 is the common one. But the others are confusing. 1701, 4500. And some say I need to also ...
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PFsense VPN all types failing?

I am trying to configure a new PFsense router (64 bit) and am trying to to get the VPN functions working. I have enabled PPTP, L2TP and IPSec. I've added allow all rules to all LAN's, WAN's and each ...
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Installing VPN servers that support PPTP, L2TP and openVPN protocols [closed]

Looking for VPN Server that support PPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN Protocols, also these servers must use the same data base so each account created on any of these servers must work across all the other ...
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Setup VPN issue on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a problem with setup VPN server on my Ubuntu VPS, here is my server environments: Ubuntu Server 12.04 x86_64 xl2tpd 1.3.1+dfsg-1 pppd 2.4.5-5ubuntu1 openswan 1:2.6.38-1~precise1 After ...
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Juniper SSG 5 VPN

I have a host who set up our Juniper SSG 5 VPN with Firmware version-6.2.0r5.0 I've been trying to set up VPN on it using this guide: http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=KB4094 ...
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Server doesn't accept L2TP connections although it is configured to

I own a Windows Server 2003 VPN server which my clients connect to for accessing the local network.. I have configures the RRAS to use the RADIUS authentication and accept connections. The PPTP ...
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setup Zyxel USG 20W as L2TP VPN Server

I have a Zywall USG 20W (wireless disabled) behind a router supplied by my ISP. All ports (both TCP and UDP) on the ISP router are forwarded to the 20W. I'm trying to configure an L2TP VPN to be used ...
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How to setup VPN Client in Microsoft 08 R2

Our third party IT provider left us. We need to get a VPN connection setup with a client as soon as possible. I am mostly a software guy and networking is beyond my scope. We have been provided the ...
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Unable to connect from Windows to VPN while Android and iPad can

I've got a L2TP/IPSec VPN set up on CentOS (Amazon AMI) with racoon, ipsec-tools and xl2tp. I'm using a version of racoon from this repo, as it allows the use of IPSec ID wildcards (or no ...
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ASA 5505 stops local internet when connected to VPN

I have a Cisco ASA router running firmware 8.2(5) which hosts an internal LAN on 192.168.30.0/24. I have used the VPN Wizard to setup L2TP access and I can connect in fine from a Windows box and can ...
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Packet flooding while configuring a Debian L2TP/IPSec client?

I'm currently at my wits end trying to configure an L2TP over IPSec VPN connection on my Debian using openswan and xl2tp box connecting to a server of unknown configuration. I've managed to ...
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Have some questions about setting up a VPN to my private cloud servers

TLDR: I wish to VPN to our cloud servers. Is there any free VPN server software that runs on W2K8? No, I don't want to : Download 3rd party software for the -clients- (We want to use the built in ...