The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a method for implementing virtual private networks. PPTP uses a control channel over TCP and a GRE tunnel operating to encapsulate PPP packets.

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How to disconnect pptp client?

How to disconnect pptp client connected to Cent OS 6.2 server from the server side ? ifdown ppp0 doesn't work.
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Restricting nginx website connection to VPN Users on the same server

My main aim is the following: Install a VPN server on a server, and a website on that server should be accessible only to users that are using the VPN on that same server. First, the two server case ...
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PPTPD VPN Can't connect to the internet

I'm running a Ubuntu 16.04 Server on a VMWare ESXI Server with its own public IP, I have setup a pptpd vpn server which works but only with connected devices. I can't connect to the internet with it ...
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PPTP VPN Connected but no internet [closed]

I'm running a Ubuntu 16.04 Server on a VMWare ESXI Server with its own public IP, I have setup a pptp vpn server which works but only with connected devices. I can't connect to the internet with it ...
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Multiple IP failover on VPN PPTP

I have a server at SoYouStart, I ordered an IP failover. I want to setup a PPTP VPN so I could be able to have one connection to the "normal" IP and one to the failover IP I couldn't manage to do ...
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split tunneling using smartphone to PPTPD-server

I have run a pptpd-server in linux, but when I connect to it by smartphones, all the traffic will go through the VPN server, I want only needed traffic go through the VPN server. how can I do the ...
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How to route all traffic through a VPN?

I executed an pppd command and i got the following output: local IP address 172.16.4.128 remote IP address 172.16.1.200 Committed PPP store Committed PPP store pptp_wait_input: Address added. ...
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Can't connect to mt PPTP VPN server

I was following this tutorial to configure a pptp connection between my centos 6 VPS and my fedora 22 workstation. There's only one thing I did different from that tutorial: I installed pptpd from the ...
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Cannot Connect to PPTP VPN

I set up a PPTP VPN server (insecure, I know, but this effort is primarily a learning experience) using PPTPD on a spare Ubuntu 15.10 desktop I had laying around, but am unable to connect to it from ...
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PPTP with restrictive access to local network for connecting clients

How can I restrict access to my local network for VPN-clients connecting to a VPN-server (PPTPD) located on my network? I would like clients to be able to connect to my linux node running a VPN ...
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No gateway / internet connection with both OpenVPN an PPTPD on Debian Server

I tried setting up a VPN on my Debian 8.2 Server using OpenVPN which was working fine. After a few days I was not getting any internet connection anylonger using OpenVPN and I saw using ipconfig ...
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iptables route PPTP VPN through polipo http proxy

I want to route http traffic of my local pptp server to use Polipo http_proxy. So i found this QA : IPTABLES: routing VPN users through transparent Squid but i test on my system & change iptables ...
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PPTP VPN 778 Error in all OS without iOS

I deployed a PPTP VPN tunnel on my Bandwagonhost's VPS with Debian 7, When I use my phone(iOS),They all can worked well. But When I use my PC(Win7 or WinXP or Android),It noticed me that:778 Error. ...
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Trouble with site to site VPN configuration

I have an office network that I would like to bridge to my home network so that any computer on the home network can ping any computer on the office network and vice versa. I apologize if this is ...
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why ssh not route outgoing packages (pptp)?

I have VPS #1 that pptpd and sshuttle installed on it and VPS #2 that have ssh access to it I need to rout trafic from VPS#1 to VPS#2 (by tunnel because pptp not available to vps#2) for users that use ...
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Centos 7 trying to make httpd website available only through pptp vpn

I have server with Centos 7 and pptpd, httpd installed. httpd works well and pptpd server has working connections so it works well too. Actually what I need is to make httpd site available only ...
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pptpd not working on ubuntu 14.04 server and cpu usage reaches 100% when establish vpn connection

I installed pptpd on ubuntu14.04 server according to this article http://www.putdispenserhere.com/pptp-vpn-setup-guide-for-a-debian-openvz-vps/ everything works fine except when I try to connect to ...
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How to tunnel UDP traffic with pptpd VPN?

I've set up a VPN on a Debian (7.8) server. On a Windows 8 machine, I can set up a VPN connection to the server and it works fine for TCP applications. Everything is going through the VPN. However, ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to pick up proper DNS routes over PPTP?

So here is my scenario. I have setup an Ubuntu 14.04 PPTP server setup at a remote site and it is working just fine. I can connect clients remotely via Linux & Windows. I can also ssh and RDP to ...
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Debug slow pptp connection in Ubuntu

I've unstable connection when using a VPN (pptpd), obviously it works, but sometimes is slow or not responding for a few minutes. Which log I should enable to debug the issue? e.g. due to pptpd? due ...
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Configure ufw pptpd and dnsmasq on the same server

I've got a an ubuntu 14 server running both pptpd and dnsmasq. I'm having trouble configuring ufw to allow pptp clients to resolve their DNS queries using the local dnsmasq server. I've correctly ...
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What can I do if the VPN can be connected but not loading any traffic?

I set up a VPN with pptpd on my Linux server. For many months it works fine. But suddenly it failed. The VPN can be successfully connected but no traffic can come in. Is there anything I can try to ...
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How to stop pptpd even when there are active vpn client connections?

After issued command to stop pptpd, the pptpd won't stop until all the VPN client has disconnected. The following code shows pptpd is still running after issuing the stop command. ...
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how to run pptp over redsocks proxy

I have one (virtual) Linux box in Ubuntu, that has redsocks set up done. Inside the machine, I could confirm that the the redsocks did work (use wget to check the external IP). Now, I want other ...
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Bridge PPTP VPN with local network

I have configured on my Ubuntu a VPN server using PPTPD. I can connect to it from outside of my LAN, I can use it's internet connection. But I cannot see my LAN clients (because the VPN and the LAN ...
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PPTPD not working on virtual machine running Kali Linux

I need to capture non-http traffic from my iPhone. Using a proxy will only capture port :80 and :443 traffic which will not work for me as the traffic I am trying to capture is not from either of ...
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What is the remote IP on PPTPD settings? ( digital ocean) [closed]

I'm trying to install a vpn ( PPTPD) server using digital ocean tutorial. Everything looks straightforward except that I don't know what the remoteip ip/range is. Is it something that I should look ...
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PPTP and windows 7 809 error [closed]

I want to connect from home to my router(linux mashine) at work. i have installed pptpd. i have added following fw rules: iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -p gre -j ...
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Linux PPTP VPN server using local account passwords?

Is there a way to configure the PPTP server under Ubuntu 10.04 to allow users to log in with their username/password from the local machine (the Ubuntu server, that is, not where they are connecting ...
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pptpd not working externally on Ubuntu Server 11.10

I am trying to set up a pptpd vpn on our newly installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit server, but am not having success having a client connect via an iPhone to the VPN. Note that no clients have been able to ...
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Allow PPTPD VPN clients to communicate with one another

I have an Ubuntu server on the net, I setup PPTPD on said server because I was experiencing a problem I VPN might solve. At my home address I have my Desktop, and I would like to access its resources ...
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Is it possible to run pptpd with certificates and is it recommend?

To secure my internet experience, I want to set up a vpn on a on-demand way using amazon AWS EC2. My primary client is running with windows 7 professional. (Maybe further clients will be my android ...
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change default PPTP TCP port

Is there a way to make pptpd listen for PPTP trafic on a TCP port other than the default 1723 port? I khow that PPTP uses more then just tcp/1723. It also uses GRE. it's not a problem. just how to ...
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Create a pptp tunnel through a exisiting domain [closed]

I want to create a tunnel (preferably pptp) via a website that I created I am renting a domain from an ISP with a linux os, is it possible to create it?
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pptpd mostly works, but strange internet/dns behavior

I'm running Centos 6.4, and I got pptpd working, for the most part. I am connecting from a Windows 7 machine, and once connected I can access all the intranet sites as well as sites that are already ...
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VPN client to client port forwarding

I have an EC2 Amazon instance running a vpn server with 192.168.240.1-9 ip range. I can connect my Macbook to this VPN (using system pref.) and a Raspberry Pi, using this command line: sudo ...
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PPTPD not work when connecting from Internet

I have VPN server on Debian stable. People in LAN (gray network) use this server for access to internet (WAN). But I also want to use this VPN server as something like "proxy" (connect from internet, ...
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Remote IP for pptpd server

I'm trying to set up a VPN server with pptpd, and I'm having trouble determining what range of IP addresses I should pass to it's remoteip configuration option. I can connect just fine to the VPN, but ...
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Opening ports for VPN clients

I am trying to open specific ports for users so that they can use programs such as RDP. I have searched all over the internet, and have yet to find an answer to this question. I have tried every ...
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Ensure PPTP / OpenVPN clients cannot interact with each other?

How can one ensure that PPTP / OpenVPN will not allow clients connected to the tunnels to be able to interact with each others? I never enabled bridging and enabled the following in iptables ...
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More than 254 client IPs in PPTP (PPTPD)

I'm trying to setup my PPTP to allow more than 255 client connections. I have added the connections param in pptpd.conf to allow the connections but I do not know how to set the remoteip ...
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PPTP server remote IP assignment causing problems

Our PPTP vpn server (Ubuntu) is working as it's supposed to, but because of the way it assigns remote IP addresses it's causing some problems with our other software. Example: machine A joins the VPN ...
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How can i create a point to point connection?

We have a measurement campaign in a field, until now we had the following network structure The distance was 400m between the two points so the most easy solution was to use a Wifi pont to point ...
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Is it insecure to use the following iptable rule for NAT?

I want to setup a VPN server for personal use, so I follow the blog article [1], and it work like a charm. The only thing I am wondering is if the iptable's rule secure, e.g. iptables -t nat -A ...
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No External Network Access Through Ubuntu VPN

I have setup pptpd as my VPN server on Ubuntu Server 9.04, I am able to connect to the VPN from the client and can access the server's local network, but I am unable to connect to the external network ...
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pptpd: log of unsuccessful authentication

I am using pptpd on Debian 6. I know that last shows the list of connections as well as the source IP. I am looking for the log of unsuccessful authentication, or any form of alert/ban for a source ...
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How to forward gateway requests for a subnet through another connection under Linux

I have a Debian machine acting as a DHCP server/NAT, connected via PPTP to another machine,connected to a subnet 10.0.0.0. How do I configure it so requests from clients on this machine for the ...
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Routing problems to certain domains with PPTPD VPN setup

We've been struggling with some kind of network/routing issue with a PPTPD based VPN where the clients can't access certain internet domains/ips through the VPN. As an example, the user can browse ...
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Bind Poptop (PPTPD) to a specific interface

I have a poptop pptpd running on a server with 16 public IP's I am getting clients to connect to (for example) eth1:8's IP (I also have pptpd set to listen on the address in /etc/pptpd.conf) the ...
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ubuntu 9.04 pptp broken after a power failure

I have a small Ubuntu 9.04 router setup as a NAT box and a PPTP server. After a power failure everything except the PPTP server still works. A windows client gets to "registering your computer on the ...