The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...
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I tried setting up pptpd server and nothing will go through

I have tried for days to setup a pptpd server and followed the guide exactly. I was getting an error that the server wasn't responding from the client, but after port fowarding through the router, I ...
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pptpd configuration two subnets

I have office vpn server which I have configured last year. It runs pptpd v1.3.4 on ubuntu server 14.04. Now we are creating new subnet so I need to configure pptpd to give specific users specific ip ...
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PPTP through router to ubuntu server

I am trying to set up a VPN connection using PPTPd on a ubuntu server to access local machines under the same router as the ubuntu PPTP server. I followed the instructions on the ubuntu documentation ...
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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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Troubleshooting pptpd

I'm trying to set up a pptpd server on Ubuntu 14.04 server, installed on a VPS. I've installed pptpd and set it up according to this tutorial, except for the ufw bits where I used raw iptables ...
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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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NAT to PPTP Client

I have not got much experience with routing and so we turn to you. I have a WAN interface and interface ppp0 Clients are connected via WAN to PPTP site. I would have no need to dial a VPN like to add ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 - PPTPD VPN few questions that are for me confusing

Seeking for some tutorials over the internet a made it to work pptpd service. I used it for quite long (1 year) now i need to access diferent subnet but i didnt succes. So suposing i need to access ...
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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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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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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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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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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 won't reconnect after faluire

I configured a PPTP vpn in /etc/network/interfaces this way: auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider server1 The link is correctly broken up on boot or when I issue ifup tunnel, but when it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - PPTP VPN is the only Internet Access

(Modified for clarity, 11/11/13) Two distinct questions, just before the route table. I know this has been covered. I've read dozens of posts but still have questions. I have a work server whose ...
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pptpd not starting

I am working on Ubuntu 11.10. I am getting a error message while starting PPTP VPN server: pptpd[6779] :MGR: Couldn't create host socket pptpd[6779]: createHostSocket: Address already in use
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Problem setting up PPTPD

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 ...
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How to establish VPN Connection using Vodafone K3773 HSPA USB Stick?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. I am trying to establish VPN PPTP connection to Ubuntu 12.04 Server. VPN connection available when PC is connected to LAN -> ADSL modem -> Internet -> VPN Server. No ...
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Failed to Connect to PPTP VPN Server on Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to a PPTP VPN server. The same config works fine in Windows but fails in Ubuntu 12.10. It must be some configuration issue. sudo pptpsetup --create MYVPN --server ...
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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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Ubuntu VPN server setup

I followed the instructions that the answer on this thread gave, Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server. However, I cannot get it to work. When I try to connect to my network, it just says the ...
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How to allow my vpn client access to remote LAN(eth1)?

My ubuntu server has two if: eth0, eth1. eth0: Public IP eth1: 192.168.0.2 I've configure down eth0 for a vpn server using pptpd. The vpn ip_range is 192.168.100.234-248 #/etc/pptpd.conf ...
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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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What is the easiest way to reset a configuration file that I accidentally deleted?

I have accidentally deleted a configuration file (/etc/pptpd.conf) and was wondering what would be the best way to recover the default configuration file that comes with the pptpd package. Is there a ...
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PPTP connection disconnect

My pptp connection wont stay connected, it will disconnect in less than a minute here are some relevant log entries May 31 13:32:31 localhost NetworkManager[931]: <info> Starting VPN service ...
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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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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 ...
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Easy way to setup vpn server/client?

I have root access on a server and I can access my server through ssh and my server and my laptop run ubuntu. What's the easiest way to setup vpn server/client such that when I connect the vpn all of ...