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Questions tagged [pptp]

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is used in virtual private networks (VPN), or used by some ISPs as the client's connection protocol

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Ubuntu 18.04 VPN cannot ping window samba host-names but can resolve via IP

I am currently running ubuntu 18.04 box and I have configured pptpd to run a PPTP VPN server. I have followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer I’ve tried configuring the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VPN (PPTP) Connection Works until large packet received

Background I've a VPN server running on a draytek modem. If I connect through the modem from an Android mobile phone, everything works fine. Whereas if I connect from NetworkManager using pptp, it ...
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vpn has no internet after upgrading to 18.04

Resently,i upgrade my ubuntu 16.04 server to 18.04 but after upgrading ,my (Cisco anyconnect,pptp) vpn servers have no internet access... Can anyone help me?
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Forward traffic from vpn clients to another vpn server

I have one vpn server(server A). Server A is connected to another vpn server(server B). Server A has some clients. Is it possible to route only traffic from vpn clients of server A to the connection ...
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Cannot connect to VPN

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to connect to VPN for around 30 mins properly and all of a sudden it got disconnected and from then on I had trouble connecting to VPN. The same VPN is reachable ...
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VPN connection crashes after few seconds after manual configuration of /etc/ppp files

I am using PPTP VPN. It used to work fine but now it does not connect. After googling and trying some solutions: 1) Creating a new file netfilter.conf 2) uninstalling and reinstalling Network ...
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PPTP VPN not working ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to set up a VPN using PPTP. I've followed the instructions of this link https://www.vultr.com/docs/setup-a-pptp-vpn-server-on-ubuntu I've chosen 10.69.69.1-49 as remoteip range and the ...
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PPTP server not working

Recently I configured VPN Server PPTP on amazon lighsail, I have configured these steps but it doesn't work I am connecting it from android mobile. /etc/pptpd.conf /etc/ppp/pptpd-options /etc/ppp/...
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ubuntu pptp vpn with no encryption option not available

I am using ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have setup a pptp VPN in network manager. The point is when I use windows to setup pptp VPN i should have select "no encryption option" as well as MSCHAP-v2 and it ...
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PPTP connects but immediately logged out on server

I have a VPS and I am trying to setup a VPN on it (my VPS is the VPN client). I've managed to establish the VPN connection by running pon myvpn debug dump logfd 2 nodetach I get the output that I'm ...
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Block outgoing traffic for PPTP clients

I have PPTP server that is installed within Ubuntu VM. Ubuntu host is configured to pass-thought VPN traffic to this VM from external clients to internal server resources. Now I need to block access ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 connects to Windows VPN but it doesn't work

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I want it to connect to my work's VPN which is on Windows. Using this question's answers I was able to make it work and everything was ok. After a few days I ...
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PPTP VPN passthrough stopped working on 18.04

I've just upgraded to 18.04, and I have a problem that my wife cannot connect to her work PPTP-based VPN through our home network (Linux box operates as router). If I bypass the linux box, the VPN ...
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No internet over VPN connection

After setting up a connection to a VPN network, I can not make internet connection over the VPN. I get no response from network commands like e.g. tracepath ubuntu.com. The protocol is pptp. My ...
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PPTP Split Tunnelling

I have VPN on Linux with PPTP protocol. What I want to do is some kind of split tunnelling, which means that I need to use my real IP on some specific internet software, and use the VPN on the rest of ...
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VPN PPTP connection very slow

I'm experiencing big issues with VPN connection. I'm using PPTP VPN, as I only have username and password (OpenVpn requires certificate, and it doesn't exist). To reload a webpage (data are coming ...
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Unable to connect to VPN (PPTP). Please help!

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 ...
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VPN not working

I've been using VPN in Linux for quite some time but from some time now I get the connection but cannot access any site. I can connect to the VPN on other devices but not in Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 16....
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Guide to set up a VPN on Ubuntu 17.10 with Private Internet Access?

I just subscribed to a VPN connection service "Private Internet Access" (https://www.privateinternetaccess.com) and would like to use the built in Ubuntu 17.10 VPN connection options and not download ...
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pptp vpn over wifi will be disconnect

I create a pptp vpn, but when I click on connect, on time be disconnect. I try code in terminal and read many pages but still I can't. vpn don't connect. that's not say failed just don't connect. ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Error when create VPN-connection: No plugin supported adding this connection

I use Ubuntu 17.04, there was such problem at creation of VPN connection I receive an error "No plugin supported adding this connection". Screenshot Perhaps someone had a similar problem. How to fix ...
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After successful authentication through pptp, VPN cannot access intranet resources

I am new in setting up vpn on Linux boxes. Please suggest what could be wrong with my configuration. There is /var/log/messages: Sep 16 00:08:07 vm355870 pppd[16789]: pppd 2.4.5 started by ...
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Is it possible to remove my default gateway from /etc/resolv.conf after successful VPN connection?

I have configured PPTP VPN connection on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS via NetworkManager (nm-pptp-ppp-plugin) and it works. My configuration: VPN Gateway User name Password Advanced - set some options on PPTP ...
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PPTP VPN stops working after disconnected once

I am using PPTP VPN connection on Ubuntu 16.04 and it is working fine after fresh boot and when I first establish connection. But if it get disconnected by some reason and I reconnect (it reports it ...
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Can not activate “Add a vpn connection” button in Ubuntu

My OS is 16.04.2 LTS. Though i need only pptp, i have installed open-vpn, pptp, openvpn-gnome, vpnc, pptp-gnome etc for test purpose. But button haven't been activated. I had restarted my machine ...
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VPN PPTP in ubuntu 16.04 not working?

I fill up the details as in this answer. But when I try to connect, I get: VPN Connection Failed '...because the VPN service stopped' error message on the top right corner of the screen: running ...
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VPN Connection error: the vpn connection disconnected because the vpn service stopped

My PPTP VPN stopped working on (I think) a recent upgrade running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Asus laptop. I don't connect to VPN too often, so I'm not sure when it happened. But I know that it previously ...
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VPN not working?

For some reason when I startup a VPN with PPTP or OpenVPN, it won't let me run Minecraft. On Chrome, it does work. On Minecraft, it just kept the connecting to the server screen up. Could this ...
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pptpd server on Ubuntu - Netflix not working

I just setup a pptpd server on ubuntu 14 and for some reason, netflix wont connect, every other website connects. I have no idea where should I start to debug it... already disabled ufw and it still ...
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Unable to locate package pptd [closed]

I Have Ubuntu system release as below: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 11.04 Release: 11.04 Codename: natty I tried to install pptp using command: sudo apt-get install ...
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PPTP client in Lubuntu [duplicate]

In Lubuntu 16.04 I have installed network-manager-pptp. I then click the network manager icon click "VPN Connections" click "Configure VPN" click "Add" But the "Choose a Connection Type" dropdown ...
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Cant connect to windows pptp vpn in Xenial but no problem in Precise

I have Precise installation with VPN client that can connect to some Windows server PPTP vpn without any problem. Moving to Xenial I have copied settings and keyring, all ok and I can connect to VPN ...
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PPTP connects fine but fails shortly thereafter

I'm using 16.04 LTS amd64. My pptp connection used to be fine a few days ago but from yesterday on it malfunctions. It connects with no problem but shortly within 3 or 4 minutes drops the connections. ...
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How could I access my server when ubuntu server connected to a VPN?

My server has to connect to a VPN by using PPTP. I purchased a VPS, and it comes with VNC. In order to access to a foreign website I used the Ubuntu GUI to created a VPN connection to a foreign ...
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pptpd - address already in use

I am trying to use pptpd to setup a VPN server. When I run the following service pptpd restart tail /var/log/syslog The log contains the following error MGR: Couldn't create host socket ...
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pptpd in 16.04: can't establish the connection

I can install pptpd in 14.04 using this short (9 steps) script: https://github.com/MdNor/digital-ocean-pptp-vpn/blob/master/ubuntu But it doesn't work in 16.04: Windows client prints that it can't ...
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Connect to Putty Using VPN

When I try to connect Putty using Virtual Private Network (p p tp), I am getting this error: Server Unexpectedly closed (window). I got the specified IP address shell, and it asked me to enter the ...
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Adding VPN to firewall UFW

I'm having trouble at work in connecting to the work VPN while Firewall (UFW) is active. When i disable it "sudo ufw disable", there are no problems. When it's on, when trying to connect I receive ...
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Cannot Connect to PPTP VPN

I set up a PPTP VPN server (insecure, I know, but this effort is primarily a learning experience) using PPTPD on a spare Ubuntu 15.10 desktop I had laying around, but am unable to connect to it from ...
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VPN PPTP connection can't keep stable for more than 10 seconds [14.04 LTS]

I'm trying to establish a VPN PPTP connection and I already done this, but the connection can't remain stable for more than 10 seconds. In the most of times the connection ends in one or two seconds. ...
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Route only HTTP(S) traffic through VPN

I have a ppp0 interface set up as a VPN tunnel using this guide. Now I need to route traffic on specific ports (80, 443) through the ppp0 interface. Ideally, if the VPN server is down, all the HTTP(S) ...
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How to fix PPTP split tunnel?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it is fully updated. I have established the vpn connection to the host vpn server using Network Manager with PPTP. However, when I check the "use this connection ...
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DNS routing after PPTP connection

I use a PPTP VPN to connect to my work's environment, but don't know how to configure DNS resolution the way it seems appropriate. When I connect via Network Manager I get two servers in /etc/ppp/...
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Ubuntu PPTP VPN to Buffalo Router VPN,

With my Windows laptop, I would connect via PPTP VPN, it worked fine. Now, through Ubuntu 15.04, it connects, but disconnects again after about 30 seconds. You can see the IP that gets assigned via ...
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How can I export all my VPN PPTP connections to known Ubuntu machines?

I have a lot of VPN connections and wonder how can I ease the process of exporting or entering them all at once (about 50) to any of my Ubuntu machines. There should be an application for ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed after 1-2 min (14.04)

My pptp vpn connection always failed after 1-2mins I'm try solving it by http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2222063 and also check the "Use point-to-point encryption" box. but its still failed ...
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PPTP VPN not working on Ubuntu 15.04, but works on Ubuntu 14.04/10

I occasionally need to VPN to my work's network which is an all Windows shop. The VPN protocol we use is PPTP. I have been running Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (Unity) for about a year, and did not have any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 has very poor PPTP connectivity

Under my university circumstances, I should connect to a PPTP VPN to access to the Internet. Thus a high performance and bug-free PPTP client is a essence for me. When I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and 14....
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14.04: Clicking a VPN connection in the network icon menu does nothing

This is identical to (Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04) with the one exception that it is a PPTP connection and not OpenVPN. Usually when I click a connection in the menu the ...
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VPN SSTP support in ubuntu network manager … [ubuntu 15.04, 64bits]

I've downloaded these DEB packages from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ libsstp-client0_1.0.9_amd64.deb sstp-client_1.0.9_amd64.deb network-manager-sstp_0.9.8.8-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...