I'm attempting to set up a VPN from my Android phone to my home computer using pptpd on Ubuntu 12.10. I have so far done the following.
Setup a virtual NIC like this...
cat /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0
and then configured pptpd like this... (commented line has been omitted to save space)
cat /etc/pptpd.conf option /etc/ppp/pptpd-options debug logwtmp localip 192.168.0.1 remoteip 192.168.0.100-200 /etc/ppp/pptpd-options name pptpd refuse-pap refuse-chap refuse-mschap require-mschap-v2 require-mppe-128 proxyarp nodefaultroute debug lock nobsdcomp /etc/ppp/chap-secrets andreas * a5okg4b99 *
But all I get from syslog even with debug turned on is..
Apr 8 14:53:25 Ellit pptpd: MGR: connections limit (100) reached, extra IP addresses ignored Apr 8 14:53:25 Ellit pptpd: MGR: Manager process started Apr 8 14:53:25 Ellit pptpd: MGR: Maximum of 100 connections available
and when I finaly try to connect with my phone all it says is...
Apr 8 14:29:43 Ellit pptpd: MGR: dropped small initial connection
I don't realy know where to go from here... have I made and error in thinking that a virtual NIC will work and why can't I get any debug information even when I asked for it in the configurations?
EDIT: The last line when I try to connect seems to appear somewhat random, I can right now not reproduce it but I fairly sure it related to my connection attempt before and I have not changed anything from then. I'm starting to suspect that my Android ISP is blocking VPN but that would be... insane.