I have registered an account with PureVPN and bought a static IP from them. I tried to setup the PPTP connection on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but it is not working.

Here are some screenshots for the setup:


I tried to set the security to "All Available (Default)", but still couldn't connect.

Here is a screenshot of the problem I am having when trying to connect:


And my firewall is turned off:


I am really desperate by now and need this VPN connection very much. Could anyone here please help me overcome this issue?

Looking forward to your replies.


For sure a late answer on an urgent question. I have documented my troubleshooting with pptp vpn in this Q&A.

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