xl2tpd is a layer 2 tunneling protocol client/daemon for Linux. It's typically used to configure PPP tunnels as part of a VPN. Since it provides only simple, unencrypted tunnels, it's usually used in conjunction with IPSec.

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Cannot estabilish connection via VPN/L2TP to server

Hello system administrators! I would like to ask you a question, because I was looking at various internet tutorials for this, and nothing worked, so... I can't connect to server via VPN, it looks ...
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How to deny connections to xl2tp without ipsec encryption?

I try to setup l2tp+ipsec server for my mobile use and my home router use. So I made some setup and checked it works fine from android device. I see encryption on ipsec --status. My system is CentOS ...
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Connect Multiple Users Behind same NAT l2tp/IPsec

I have installed OpenSwan on CentOS 6, the clients connection to the server is successful and when i direct my browser to http://whatismyipaddress.com on the client it shows the public ip of the ...
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Separate L2TP/IPsec VPNs with dynamic VLAN assignment

I am working on a Linux (Debian 7) VPN concentrator for different kinds of remote access. One of the offered protocols is L2TP/IPsec because of the client availability. I am using xl2tpd which in turn ...
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Clients cannot connect to L2TP server on Ubuntu 12.04 & 14.04 LTS

I am trying to set up a L2TP/IPSec server on AWS with instance running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I followed the instructions that I found here : https://raymii.org/s/tags/vpn.html. I tried to use 12.04LTS ...
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Android to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd error: result_code_avp: avp is incorrect size. 8 < 10

I am trying to use a simple Android 4.4.4 VPN connection to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd combo. the IPSec SA works, but xl2tpd at one point terminates the pppd and this shows up in logs: xl2tpd[17990]: ...
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Cannot connect to IPSEC/L2TP VPN Arch Linux/Windows 8

I have check a lot of other L2TP/IPsec VPN post and none of them seem to quite match the issues I am having so here is what going on. I am trying to set up a VPN on my Arch Linux server that I can ...
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xl2tpd doesn't connect and no logs with Openswan

I'm using Openswan and xl2tpd to set up a VPN connection for a Windows computer, everything looks perfectly configured and the IPSec connection is successful : STATE_QUICK_R2: IPsec SA established ...
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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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iPhone fails to connect to Openswan IPSec

An iPhone client fails to connect to a IPSec VPN powered by Openswan on Debian with xl2tpd and ppp. The iPhone itself keeps telling after some time "Server not responding" and /var/log/auth.log says ...
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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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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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IPsec connection established but xl2tpd times out

This may or may not be related to my problem with passing ipsec verify. I have configured L2TP/IPsec VPN on Ubuntu 13.04 following Ubuntu's community documentation and while IPsec connection seems ...
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Openswan + xl2tpd connections time out after a while

I have a non-NATed Openswan+xl2tpd server (Ubuntu 12.04), to which I connect with a Windows 8 behind NAT. The client loses its connection after a while of doing nothing (between 30 and 60 minutes, but ...
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ipsec (openswan) routing or dns issue with iphone

I got an established VPN connection, but either the routing or the resolving is not working. The configuration is taken from ...
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VPN Server Doesn't Allow Internet Access

I recently set up a VPN on my local network to test and confirm that I could do it before sending it to my production server on Amazon AWS. It worked perfectly well, and I was satisfied with the ...
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IPSec + L2TP + NAT-Traversal does not work for multiple clients behind same nat

I have recently configured a VPN server hosted in AWS EC2. Details: Centos 6.4, openswan, xl2tpd, NAT-traversal. The configuration works great for a scenario when only one user connects form a given ...
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VPN with xl2tpd and racoon - how to NAT traffic out of non-default IP address

I have a server running Debian which has networking like this: eth0 - has public IP address 1.2.3.4 eth1 - has public IP address 1.2.3.5 I'm trying to set up a VPN on the server which I can connect ...