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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how to check PPTPD VPN is working on ubuntu 10.? [closed]

please gauide me to check the working status of PPTPD VPN (working/notworking) in ubuntu 10 desktop system i have followed the document of ubuntu community. while connect from client system (windows) ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 server PPTPD Server 1.3.4 not working

I created a new 15.04 server (had old server next to it to copy a lot of the old configuration). Most of it works great, but I can't get the PPTP server to work again. in my /etc/pptpd.conf file I ...
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unable to connect to pptp vpn [closed]

Why won't this connect to my VPN? It's a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04, with network-manager, network-manager-pptp, pptp-linux, network-manager-pptp-gnome added. I have mimicked the setup from ...
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Ping error for a specific IP in virtualbox

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Virtualbox and connects to the Internet using a pppoe client. The network type is bridge on Virtualbox. I can access 4.2.2.4 and google.com servers but cannot ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN on Ubuntu, but can on Android phone

I've followed this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer to set up my PPTP VPN Server. I can connect to the VPN via my Android phone, the phone can browse the internet via VPN. But ...
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How to configure pptp VPN connection to connect to PPTP VPN server?

How can I install and configure a VPN connection in my local ubuntu 12.04, to connect to a VPN server using pptp?
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Connecting to a VPN only works from the login screen

I setup a new connection through network manager to my work's pptp VPN. When I'm logged into my account, when I select the VPN connection from the network manager applet it does nothing. The error I ...
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DNS routing after PPTP connection

I use a PPTP VPN to connect to my work's environment, but don't know how to configure DNS resolution the way it seems appropriate. When I connect via Network Manager I get two servers in ...
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Ubuntu PPTP VPN to Buffalo Router VPN,

With my Windows laptop, I would connect via PPTP VPN, it worked fine. Now, through Ubuntu 15.04, it connects, but disconnects again after about 30 seconds. You can see the IP that gets assigned via ...
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Cannot 'Ping' my server from client in PPTP VPN?

Recently i set up a server and a client using PPTP VPN . I can connect to the server,but cannot do anything else. I cannot Ping,SSH to the server from client and vice versa. For setting Iptables for ...
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How can I export all my VPN PPTP connections to known Ubuntu machines?

I have a lot of VPN connections and wonder how can I ease the process of exporting or entering them all at once (about 50) to any of my Ubuntu machines. There should be an application for ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed after 1-2 min (14.04)

My pptp vpn connection always failed after 1-2mins I'm try solving it by http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2222063 and also check the "Use point-to-point encryption" box. but its still failed ...
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PPTP VPN not working on Ubuntu 15.04, but works on Ubuntu 14.04/10

I occasionally need to VPN to my work's network which is an all Windows shop. The VPN protocol we use is PPTP. I have been running Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (Unity) for about a year, and did not have any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 has very poor PPTP connectivity

Under my university circumstances, I should connect to a PPTP VPN to access to the Internet. Thus a high perfomace and bug-free PPTP client is a essence for me. When I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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14.04: Clicking a VPN connection in the network icon menu does nothing

This is identical to (Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04) with the one exception that it is a PPTP connection and not OpenVPN. Usually when I click a connection in the menu the ...
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VPN SSTP support in ubuntu network manager … [ubuntu 15.04, 64bits]

I've downloaded these DEB packages from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ libsstp-client0_1.0.9_amd64.deb sstp-client_1.0.9_amd64.deb network-manager-sstp_0.9.8.8-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
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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 ...