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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 ...
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Restricting pptpd to certain websites

I've got basic VPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 (pptpd). I would like to restrict access when using this VPN to specific websites (meaning all other websites or ip's that aren't specifically mentioned ...
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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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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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PPTPD Ubuntu Server 14.04 no Internet

I have recently hired a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 Server on it. I tried to setup a VPN server with PPTPD. I used this guide: Guide. I can successfully connect to my VPN with my Windows client, but sadly I ...
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Gateway IP for eth0 and gateway IP for pptp vpn are same

My problem is.. I'm using laptop at school. In school, the default gateway for ethernet is 192.168.1.1. I want to connect to a pptp vpn server. The gateway over the vpn connection is also ...
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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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VPN connection EAP auth error

I am having issues to configure my connection. I have found several tips on setting up 'refuse-eap'. This is my log: $ sudo pon myvpn nodetach Using ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Is it possible to configure PPTP vpn on lubuntu 13.10

I have lubuntu 13.10. Unfortunately I can connect to internet only using PPTP VPN. But I have some issues with it. Last time when I tried to configure it I had constant disconnects every 5-30 ...
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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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Iptables problem with PPTP VPN

I have in my job a server running iptables and some clients needs to connect simultaneously in PPTP VPN connection. My network: 2x internet connection, one ADSL+ 50 Mbps and Fiber Optic 100 Mbps. ...
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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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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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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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PPTP VPN connection failed

I'm trying to set up a VPN connection and it gives me the message "The VPN connection 'vpn' failed" I set up the connection following the guidelines here: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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VPN PPTP (MPPE) - connection freeze after while [closed]

I have configured VPN (PPTP) connection (configured as in screenshot) and I'm experiencing this issue (ubuntu 12.10): The connection works fine, I can browse web and access local content, however ...
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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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1answer
729 views

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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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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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 ...
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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 ...