Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is used in virtual private networks (VPN), or used by some ISPs as the client's connection protocol

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Ubuntu server connect to VPN

How do I connect to an external pptp VPN with my Ubuntu server machine? All I can find is tutorials either for Ubuntu Desktop or using Ubuntu Server as the VPN server.
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Ubuntu on VMWare can't connect to VPN

I'm Using 14.04 on VMWare and try to connect VPN, I"m create a connection by Network-Manager,when connect, it will show that "VPN Connection Failed" every time. At first, I think it happen from ...
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Server - connect to existing PPTP vpn and serve web traffic over vpn

I need to extend access to my database backed application to remote members of my team. This application is hosted on an Ubuntu server. Some of the data we're storing is protected by a contract ...
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PPTP VPN in ubuntu cannot connect

I use ubuntu 14.04,Today when I connect to my pptp vpn,it failed;And I do not know how to do it. I see the following messages in /var/log/syslog: Apr 14 12:20:29 Lenovo-G470-ubuntu ...
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14.04 - Unable to connect Windows PPTP VPN

I am trying to connect a Windows PPTP VPN. I created VPN connection through the Network configuration in the Settings. I configured VPN credentials such as gateway, username and password. Nothing ...
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VPN Not working, PPtP

today I was trying to set up a VPN. I have all the credentials and everything entered, but every time I try to connect, it says this. Here are the pictures for the steps I take to recreate this ...
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Problems with VPN PPTP

I'm having trouble connect to vpn's public pptp, I can not connect smoothly and sail well on the internet about the vpn, so that after a while I can not browse web page no, my syslog file contains ...
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VPN not working

I connect to ExpressVPN's PPTP VPN and it doesn't connect. (yes, I checked the info to see if it was right). I am using Kubuntu 14.10 KDE Plasma 5.
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PPTP client doesn't connect by command line

I need to connect to a PPTP VPN in reason to access some machines via SSH. The machine I'm using to this is a Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I seted up the /etc/ppp/peers/vpn like this: pty "pptp 1.2.3.4 ...
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Setting up iptables of poptop pptp vpn on Ubuntu

The VPS I bought has an additional ip address, which shows as eth0:0. main ip -> eth0 second ip -> eth0:0 I want my pptp users to use the second ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...
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PPTP connection - Unity GUI problem Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to report a bug. If you use the GUI to start a PPTP session and that PPTP session times out, GUI still thinks that the connection is UP even though the PPP connection and "ifconfig" show ...
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Mac to Ubuntu VPN server

My VPN is up, and I can connect to the server from my iPhone and my Mac, but I can't access any internal resources. My server is .50, and I have Plex running on it. I'm hoping to VPN into my network ...
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set up iptables of poptop pptp on ubuntu

The VPS I bought have an additional ip address, which is shows as eth0:0. I want my pptp users to use this ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. I am using this right now -A ...
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PPTP VPN Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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How to fix error : starting the service porviding the vpn connection failed

I'am using Kubuntu .I want to create pptp VPN connection based on the instruction that was given to me from network manager. But the given error was appeared each time. ‌Below are the screenshots ...
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PPTP VPN Server Unable to load pages

So, I can connect to my VPN fine, but I am unable to access any webpages and 'ping (website)' doesn't work either. If you need any files, ask. Any ideas? I realise that there is not a lot of info here ...
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PPTPD VPN it's not working

About a month ago I set up a VPN in the same way as this, only that this does not work. These are the logs but i didn' understand what's the problem, sorry for my english. pptpd[1127]: CTRL: Client ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - PPTPD fails to start

I need some help here setting up my VPN. Everything is configured properly, but pptpd server fails to start. Here's what happens: # /etc/init.d/pptpd status * /usr/sbin/pptpd is not running # ...
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Routing all traffic over PPtP VPN connection

I am working at the university and on our network we have installed some licenses of software (e.g. Matlab) that we can only use when we are connected to our network. I would like to use these ...
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PPTP VPN GNOME Failed

I have pptp client installed, trying to connect to pptp server (remote) which is running on CentOS 6.5, I can connect to the server with no problems using my Windows PC, but when connecting with ...
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Can't connect to vpn, what's wrong?

I'm new to ubuntu and having difficulties connection to my university VPN. I've looked over several similar questions but have been unable to find a solution that works for me. I'm trying to set up a ...
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How to change pptp vpn remote password 12.04

I'm looking for a way to change my pptp VPN connection password on the remote server, is there any way to do this? I know that from windows if the password expires the connection automatically prompt ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN does not connect

I try to use VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32 bit but it fails and gives the message that the VPN service failed to start. How can I resolve this issue? Edit: The connection type is PPTP and I use the ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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A simple guide to setup a PPTP network between a Windows and an Ubuntu through GUI network manager

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection between my Ubuntu computer and my friends' windows computers for gaming purposes. There are a lot of guides (such as this) that describe how to do it in ubuntu but ...
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PPTP connection failures with client VPN

I'm running trusty on AWS and am trying to connect to a client's VPN. They use Softlayer, whose docs recommend connecting with PPTP. I've been able to connect successfully, but the connection is very ...
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PureVPN connects but very slow

So I've a PureVPN connection working great in Windows. But when I try to use it in latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, it Using PPTP, connects for a minute, offers no internet service, and then disconnects ...
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Automate new route to far network on new PPTP connection

When editing chap-secrets, I can assign an ip address to the account. One of the things that I notice is that, when a new connection is made, the PPTP server automatically creates a route to that ip. ...
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pptp VPN over WiFi doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to set up a pptp VPN between me and a server. I am using network-manager for this. Now, the VPN works perfectly when I'm on Ethernet, whereas on WiFi my ...
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pptpd connects but no data

I have setup pptp on my vps using this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer No issues there. I can connect via mobile device successfully with the username and password I configured ...
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Restricting pptpd to certain websites

I've got basic VPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 (pptpd). I would like to restrict access when using this VPN to specific websites (meaning all other websites or ip's that aren't specifically mentioned ...
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Error to connect to a PPTP vpn from Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS

I need to connect to a vpn from command line because I'm on Ubuntu Sever 12.04.2 LTS without no GUI. If i give this command to connect to my vpn: sudo pon VpnGuido nodetach I receive this ...
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Routing internet traffic through vpn only when connected

I set up a pptp vpn server and can connect to it with my laptop without any problems. However, connecting to the vpn causes issue with routing (i.e. I am not about to connect to the outside web). To ...
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PPTPD Ubuntu Server 14.04 no Internet

I have recently hired a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 Server on it. I tried to setup a VPN server with PPTPD. I used this guide: Guide. I can successfully connect to my VPN with my Windows client, but sadly I ...
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Gateway IP for eth0 and gateway IP for pptp vpn are same

My problem is.. I'm using laptop at school. In school, the default gateway for ethernet is 192.168.1.1. I want to connect to a pptp vpn server. The gateway over the vpn connection is also ...
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PPTP Doesn't Connect - 12.04, 13.10, 14.04

Currently tested on Ubunutu 14.04, 13.10, and 12.04, I'm trying to connect to my VPN provider using PPTP. I've followed various instructions including the ones given to me by my provider only for them ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed 14.04 MPPE required, but kernel has no support

I have installed Chrubuntu Trusty 14.04 AMD64 over Acer c710 Chromebook. Everything is OK so far including openconnect and vpn all connected ok. The problem is I cannot get pptp vpn connection work. ...
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PPTP won't connect from a cron command

I'm trying to work out why my VPN won't connect when the command is initiated from a cron triggered script when that same script and command otherwise work as expected. I have a remote server which ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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Can't connect VPN pptp on 13.10

So I am having the exact issue as was happening in this question here I have also installed a VPN connection via NetworkManager and getting the exact same stack trace. I've looked at ...
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Difference between `No such file or directory` and ``No such device or address

Recently, I tried to install a PPTP VPN on my OpenVZ VPS Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the online tutorial and tried: cat /dev/ppp Output is: cat: /dev/ppp: No such file or directory It turns out in ...
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Access other devices on PPTP VPN

I have set up a PPTP VPN on Ubuntu 12.04, and it seems to be working. I am able to connect to it from a remote device, and once connected, I can see the VPN Server, SSH into it, and so on, all without ...
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enable MSCHAP and MPPE for VPN connection

I have setup a VPN configuration file, the connection is responding but in order to actually connect to it I need to enable MSCHAP, MSCHAPv2 and MPPE, just like the picture here: The problem ...
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Configure VPN connection in terminal

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on a remote box, via ssh, to use my account on IPVanish, this is a guide to configure the connection using the GUI, which is not my case because I need to ssh into ...
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Ubuntu VPS > PPTP error 806 and 619

I configured PPTP server on my Ubuntu VPS (located Europe). I want to access my VPS server through PPTP from our lan which is located in Qatar. In my client machine win 7, I configured PPTP client.But ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...