The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

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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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Ubutnu server 12.04 VPN with PPTPD cannot access internet on clients

I have recently completed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 32 Bit. I have installed and set up PPTPD for my server. My server is behind a consumer grade Netgear DGN2200v4 router with port ...
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pptpd is useable after startup but fails after some successful connections

I setup a serve for virtualization. There is a bridge connecting each virtual machine and I have to use VPN to direct control from my development machine and sync data. It't used to worked well, but ...
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PPTPD VPS cannot determine ethernet address for proxy ARP

Here's the log: http://imgur.com/FpHplUe I've got: /etc/ufw/before.rules *nat :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] -A POSTROUTING -s 10.99.99.0/24 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE and: /etc/rc.local iptables -t nat -A ...
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pptpd help please

I followed this guide, and I can't work out what I have done wrong. I noticed as this is a VPS I am using that it has no Ethernet device and ifconfig didn't show one either, is that the problem ...
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Making VPN Server

I am trying to make a VPN Server out of my Ubuntu VPS. I followed the answer given here: Create VPN server using the Ubuntu VPS But when I tried to connect it from Win7. I got error 619:
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Chap-secrets Automatic add VPN users

I have a vpn server setup on Ubuntu 12.04 , It is working great but i have a website and i want to implement a form on the website that adds the info type directly to chap-secrets the form now sends ...
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PPTPD can connect but websites do not work

So I have successfully created and setup a PPTPD server and I cannot access any websites, this does not seem to be a common problem because google has failed to find me an answer.
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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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Restrict PPTP server with IP and Port

I know how to restrict access by IP with /etc/ppp/chap-secrets like this : test pptpd test 172.16.111.100 172.16.111.111 but I need know how to restrict with both IP and port?
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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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PPTP VPN can't connect

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 ...