The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

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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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PPTP server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install a PPTP VPN server on Unbutu 12.04 from Linode. I've followed this guide: http://silverlinux.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/how-to-pptp-vpn-on-ubuntu-1204-pptpd.html I've copied each ...
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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 ...