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 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 # /etc/...
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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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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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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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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 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 /etc/nsswitch....
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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 ...
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Routes not added after running `pon` to start pptp client

I have setup my dev server with the pptp client and use pon {vpn name} to start the client. I also added the following file in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/{vpn name} to setup some routes for me: #/bin/sh if ["$...
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Can no longer connect to PPTP VPN on 13.04

I recently upgrade my 12.04 desktop installation to 12.10 and then to 13.04 hoping that my problems with VPN would disappear. I can't put my finger on when, but in 12.04, I just started noticing that ...
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How to use a VPN which was created on Ubuntu machine?

I followed these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/305401 How can I connect to my VPN server? What's the ip address I need to connect to? I want to do that from my mobile phone. ##################...
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13.04 PPTP VNP to Windows Server but NO Internet

I am currently running on an Ubuntu 13.04 environment. I am able to connect just fine to my Office VPN, the only problem I am having now is I don't have internet access once I am connected. There is ...
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Is possible to force only Deluge to connect via PPTP?

Is it possible to use my primary internet connection for all the traffic and force only Deluge to connect via PPTP?
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How to install a PPTP VPN without a localip?

As the title says, how can I set up a PPTP VPN without a localip? What I mean by this is I have an external ip (69.164.212.xxx), but no local ip as this is a server hosted in a datacenter, each VPS ...
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VPN PPTP in Lubuntu

Can anybody tell me how to make a PPTP in Lubuntu? When I try to add VPN connection there isn't any filed there I have to choose PPTP
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VPN on Ubuntu 11.10 VPS

I have been trying to install a VPN onto my VPS. I have followed the Tutorial Here , However have had trouble getting it to work. Can somebody please tell me how i should go about installing this VPN....
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pptp vpn connected and tunnel is established but doesnot work

I have setup the pptp vpn connection manually in /etc/ppp/peers/myvpn and its contents are pty "pptp <host> --nolaunchpppd" name myusername remotename myvpn linkname myvpn ipparam myvpn ...
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Connection to PPTP server drops continually

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 VPS to host a PPTP server for my own personal use. I have set it up using a script I have written myself which is drawn from various different tutorials I have come across ...
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No network access through PPTP

I would like to be able to connect to the office network and access the internet through that network and the servers within the network. I use a server running Ubuntu Server (fully updated) behind a ...
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PPTP VPN on Ubuntu Server 12.10 fails to connect, with error: no ifupdown configuration found [duplicate]

I am trying to setup a PPTP VPN server on Ubuntu Server 12.10. I had a few errors and by observing the logs, I managed to solve them. Now, I get this error, and it seems I am not able to find a ...
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PPTP VPN connects via NM but goes down during SSH connection

I setup a VPN PPTP connection via network manager and it connects correctly (I see the lock near the notification icon and the message "Vpn connection has been successfully...") As soon as I try to ...
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Firewall Iptables block everything and allow vpn

I would like to block all traffic on my ubuntu server with iptables and them allow only the protocols : HTTP, HTTPS, PPTP, L2TP, SSTP and OpenVPN I have tried many ways to do this, and I would like ...
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How to set up a PPTP Server on Ubuntu?

I really like to make PPTP VPN connection base on Ubuntu, (non-encrypted) but I do not know how to do this. I think I have to install ppp first but after that my main problem is on configurations.
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PPTP server stuck at “GRE: Bad checksum from pppd”

I am a network engineer having quite limited experience with Ubuntu. I have been following up these online instructions to set up a pptp server but without much luck to get it to work. My server is a ...
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How do I configure my wireless settings for a particular network if all I have are instructions for Windows?

I've been trying to connect to my university's secure wireless network, unfortunately they only provide instructions for Windows users here. I've tried to use the info on these instructions as best I ...
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Cannot bind Transmission (or any other app) to local IP when connected to VPN

I want all my applications to use VPN connection except for Transmission, which I want to use my eth0 interface. But when I set "bind-address-ipv4":"192.168.250.2" in the settings.jason , Transmission ...
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What types of VPN virtual servers allow to change default port?

I've PPTP on Ubuntu, and want to change the default listening port, but apparently there's no option to do this. Is there another VPN service that i can install and configure and change to any port i ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 12.04 as a VPN server that allows connections from OS X and iOS?

I am trying to setup a VPN using PPTP and connect using iPhone (iOS) but it fails. May 25 22:43:38 zork pptpd[28793]: CTRL: Client x.x.x.x control connection finished May 25 22:44:02 zork pptpd[...
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VPN pptp failed 1 [duplicate]

I used network-manager-pptp to configure the vpn. But always I get the same message when i try to connect to the vpn: connection failed. In the sys log I have: <info> VPN service 'pptp' ...
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VPN has not worked since upgrading to 12.04

I am trying to establish a VPN connection on 12.04. It had worked in 11.10 but not at all right now. I can connect with Windows 7. My roommate also recently upgraded and is having the same problem. ...
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Is PPTP a secure VPN-protocol?

I will be setting up a VPN on my home server and in tutorials I've read it says that the protocol can only be used with passwords, not key-files. To me this doesn't seem very secure so I was wondering ...
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PPTP VPN SERVER

I have followed This guide and also the documentation for pptp vpn and my vpn connects. It even allows me to go on the web and search it. However, when I go to cmyip.com; it displays my personal ip (...
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How to setup a PPTP VPN connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up a PPTP VPN on my own Ubuntu Server? I need to connect my Ubuntu Server 11.04 to a PPTP VPN. I went through google, all guides are about how to setup a PPTP ...
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vpn (pptp) service failed to start [closed]

When I try to connect to a VPN PPTP connection from Network Manager it fails with this message: vpn connection failed because the vpn service failed to start. It worked without any problem till I ...
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NMCLI works in script when I run itdirectly , but not when run in CRON

This is under Ubuntu 11.10 I have a script that starts a PPTP VPN connection fetches a couple of files, then closes the connection. When I run this script from a terminal prompt it works perfectly; ...
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Access VPN from home is fine but not outside via 3G

I'm a real Ubuntu newbie but at the school where I work I managed to install Ubuntu then install pptpd. I was feeling very pleased with myself when last evening from home with my Apple iPhone through ...