Point-To-Point Tunnelling Protocol is a networking protocol which exposes a layer 2 tunnel. It uses a TCP connection for control communications, and a GRE tunnel for the actual data. It is typically used to create VPNs.

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No internet access on VPN

I am trying to get PPTPD working on a dedicated debian-squeeze server. I can connect to the VPN just fine, but I do not have any access to the internet. Only the local network. This is a log file of ...
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Connection errors with pptp vpn GRE and LCP errors

I am trying to setup a pptp link to my server just to get things out the way up top I know it's not that secure but for my purposes it works quite well. Bellow is the log I have when I try to connect ...
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Open ports for VPN users

I have been looking around for some time for answer to this, and have yet to find one. The issue that I am having is that users that are connected to the VPN cannot do the following, as examples: ...
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Vyatta Remote Access VPN firewall (PPTP)

I am using Vyatta Remote Access VPN (PPTP) and NAT for proxy. When pc-A and pc-B are connected to VPN, pc-A ipaddress is 192.168.10.10 and pc-B is 192.168.10.11. ...
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LAN to PPTP VPN bridge

I am pretty new to VPN and networking stuff so please bear with me if this seems a noob question. I have a cisco linksys e2500 router running on Tomato firmware. My situation is, I have set up a PPTP ...
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VPN (PPTP with MPPE 128) + SMB2 -> plain text transmissions?

Setup: I have a simple test setup: PC (Win7) and Server (Win Server 2008) and I open a VPN tunnel between the two of them via PPTP (encrypted with MPPE 128). The server has a shared folder that the ...
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PPTP won't connect error 628

vim /etc/ppp/chap-secrets # Secrets for authentication using CHAP # client server secret IP addresses #* pptpd 34fg3g93jgij3g * and vim /etc/radiusclient/servers ...
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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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Debian PPTPD Misunderstanding

I have just installed pptpd on a debian server, configured the ip to 10.0.0.1 and started the service. The service appears to be running on eth0: gl.ob.al.ip:1723, which is as expected. However I ...
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Setting up Squid -> VPN connection

I recently purchased a VPS and am wanting to use it as a VPN server. However, it has bandwidth limitations. So, I figured since I already have a local Squid proxy caching things for me, I could have ...
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PPTP VPN Not Working - Peer failed CHAP authentication, PTY read or GRE write failed

Brand-new install of CentOS 6.3. Followed this guide: http://www.members.optushome.com.au/~wskwok/poptop_ads_howto_1.htm And I got PPTPd running [v1.3.4]. I got the VPN to authenticate users against ...
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What IPTables settings are needed to allow multiple clients to tunnel through a VPN

I'm trying to lock down my VPS but still allow PPTP-VPN access and am running into a snag. Hoping someone may be able to offer input. Basically trying to figure out what part of my iptables is ...
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Connection fails to a PPTP server

I am having some problems connecting to my PPTP server. Sometimes I connect just fine but if I try in a few minutes, the connection may fail. I am connecting to Ubuntu 10.04 from Ubuntu 11.04 with no ...
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What steps can I follow to diagnose why PPTP VPN (rasClient) has suddenly stopped connecting?

I use my a Windows Server 2008 R2 workstation as a VPN client to a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN host. It has worked flawlessly for many months. All of sudden, rasClient stops connecting and throws: Error ...
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Is it possible to set up a pptp server in windows via console?

I want to be able to turn a machine into a pptp server from commandline so that it can be scripted, is this possible?
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Cannot connect VPN Server On Ubuntu Server 12.04 Using PPTP

I am trying to replace the old gateway server (running Fedora core 5) in my lab with a new one (running Ubuntu server 12.04). Three basic functions need to install: NAT, DHCP and VPN. And I got stuck ...
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mikrotik : vpn pptp authentication with any username

I want To use Mikrotik To Accept pptp connection with any username/password and maybe just with source IP address? How Can I do That?
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Multiple VPN connections on the same Computer at the same Time with the same Subnets

What's the best approach for such scenario? : One machine „GATEWAY” SERVER with configured multiple VPN connections. PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4 are the clients that with the same time wants to connect to ...
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enable user to connect to external pptp VPN server

I want to enable local user to connect to remote VPN server I added those rules to the iptables but still not able to connect -A OUTPUT -p gre -j ACCEPT -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1723 -j ACCEPT ...
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Load-balancing PPTP connections

I'm trying to load balance two PPTP connections, connected to the same server. I use the following script, but there is no send and receive via PPTP connections. What part am I doing wrong? Are there ...
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PPTP defaultroute. Want to route all traffic via ppp interface

I'm experiencing a problem described here: http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/howto-diagnosis.phtml#lots_of_data. If I use defaultroute in peer conf or manually add route add default dev ppp0 ...
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Fortigate VPN can't reach site

I've two Fortigate's here and I use one of them for each site. Site A Site B 192.168.2.0/24 <---------- VPN ...
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RRAS behind Ubiquity EdgeMAX drops PPTP tunnel

I have a Server 2008 R2 machine behind an Ubiquiti EdgeMAX router. The router has been configured as a NAT, and all GRE traffic along with the TCP control port (1723) has been forwarded to the ...
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How to make httpd accessible only through the VPN?

I have a server running PPTP that is supposed to run an httpd (nginx) accessible only through the VPN. I'm also running a few other httpds too, which are not supposed to work on the VPN. routing ...
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Windows XP VPN server with Ubuntu client

I'm trying to setup VPN connection to Windows XP server with a static public IP address from my Ubuntu machine. VPN used is standart windows built-in PPTP. I have got problem when connecting. Here is ...
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VPN/PPTP connection dialog doesn't list my certificate to choose

I'm trying to configure VPN connection with PPTP and authentication using SSL Certificate. Client is running Windows 7, RRAS/NPS is running Windows Server 2008 R2, Cert Authority is running Windows ...
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Examples of running VPN clients in Amazon EC2

There are a thousand examples of VPN server setups on EC2 - but what are the limitations for running VPN clients on ec2? (to an existing VPN concentrator outside of EC2, for example). OpenVPN is known ...
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How can you connect to an Azure Point-to-site VPN from the command line

I've setup an Azure virtual network (see here) and then followed this up with a point-to-site VPN for client machines to connect. What i'm wanting to do is launch and then kill the VPN link via the ...
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When connecting to PPTP Centos via Windows 7 VPN, I get error 2147943625

The remote computer refused the network connection. phrase has been my arch enemy for the past week now I recently "bought" a VPS server, I gave up trying to configure it with OpenVPN, all the issues ...
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Cisco ASA, Windows Server 08, PPTP/GRE issues

I am at the end of my rope on this one. I am trying to simply forward pptp/gre through a Cisco ASA to my Windows server. Here is what I have done: Access Rules: OUTSIDE ...
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PPTP VPN DNS by name and by FQDN

WE have remote users logging via PPTP (mostly Windows and IPhone) clients and accessing company servers. The servers have names like server1.company.lan and server2.company.lan I know very little ...
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PPTP custom route connected clients

I got this PPTP box with many users. My box is configured to have remoteip 10.8.0.2-254 for my users. Each time a new client connects it gets 10.8.0.2 which is not good for me. I need a way of giving ...
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Windows Server: can't connect to File&Print services through PPTP VPN

We have setup a simple VPN server with PPTP enabled and have forwarded correct PPTP 1723 port and GRE 47 on plain Windows Server 2008(NOT R2). Now when I am trying to connect from any VPN client ie: ...
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How to allow multiple remote IPs in PPTP?

just set PPTP on my Centos machine, and works fine so far.. But since on server I have 255 IPs, is it possible to create multiple VPN connections, where each connection bind to specified IP? For ...
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PPTPD on VPS with one ip?

Ok, i've been trying for quite some time to get PPTPD working on my VPS and it's not working. Jun 16 21:08:34 cust-5488-520 pptpd[962]: CTRL: Client 83.127.117.40 control connection started Jun 16 ...
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PPTP refusing to connect when client is windows

I have a PPTP server running and I can connect to it from linux. When I try from windows 7 (2 instances tested) it fails. Here's the syslog for such a conn: pptpd[540]: CTRL: Client 109.xxx.158.201 ...
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Cisco VPDN PPTP server doesn't work after put it into an VRF instance

Originally we have one internet connection for our router which served as a PPTP server at the same time and everything worked well. Recently we got another internet connection, and we want it as a ...
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Remote afp connection to diskstation server to access files

I have a server set up for work files and backups. It is a diskstation with the latest DSM (4.2) on it. I have a vpn setup with port 1723 forwarded properly. It has an external IP that I can access ...
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Unable to setup PPTP VPN on SUSE Enterprise 11

I am new to Linux, however I will try to convey my question the best I can. Right now we are using Windows Server 2003 as a DHCP server. It also has PPTP VPN installed. Users can get to VPN outside ...
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VPN cutting off Citrix streamed apps and local external client internet signal

My networking knowledge is weak, so please bare with me. We have Citrix XenApp Server 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2. Everything with this runs fine and our apps run fine until an external VPN ...
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linux PPTP server custom authentication script

Suppose I have a lot of PPTP VPN servers and I want a good way of authenticating users. Each user must be able to create a maximum of 2 concomitant connections to any given server. With the current ...
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Mounting a CIFS share via PPTP VPN

I have a pptpd server running on Debian. What I'd like to accomplish is to connect my windows 7 client to the Debian server and mount the windows share to the debian server. I have an application ...
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Cannot resolve domain over VPN

I have setup a VPN server at UK and connected it from my PC. The problem is my PC cannot resolve some domains like twimg.com paypal.com etc. Does these servers denies VPN servers or especially my IP ...
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Local computers can't discover computers connected via VPN - windows server 2008 r2

I have Server 2008 R2 set up on a local network with RRAS, NAT and VPN enabled. One NIC leads to the internet, with a WAN IP. Second NIC leads to my internal network. The internal network consists of ...
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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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VPN Redundancy - One NIC with two DMZ IPs or Two NICs each with a DMZ IP address

Currently, I have setup on NIC card with two DMZ IP addresses. We are having weird issues with the connection, where sometimes servers aren't accessible. I have another NIC card other than the ...
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VPN Issues when uploading files - MTU issue?

I have a PPTP server setup at home, which I connect to from my work's network. I can connect to it without any issue, but when I try to upload files, I lose connectivity to it about 1mb into the ...
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How can I create a permanent VPN Client Connection? (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have a working PPTP vpn server setup, and what I'd like to do is have a couple other systems login to this vpn server and maintain a permanent connection - if it fails I'd like it to try to ...
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fortigate 50 b with windows server 2008 vpn

I have a huge problem regarding a vpn set up in windows 2008 which sits behind a fortigate 50b firewall. It's been 1 week and I can't figure out what is going on... Windows 2K8 enterprise is ...
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Multicast Packets do not Reach all VPN Clients

I am trying to setup a PPTP VPN using RRAS on Server 2008 R2. I've got RRAS setup and working, and clients can connect to it using Windows XP or Windows 7 (my two target platforms.) However, my ...