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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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VPN in kde5 network managet not connected

If you try to connect to a VPN server like PPTP,L2TP,etc... and it doesn't connect like for me try this: 1- check log in /var/log/messages and try to connect again and check the output log: sudo tail ...
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When connecting pptp, the Internet disappears

My internet is connected via wi-fi. OS Ubuntu 20.04 I set up a pptp connection. Connected to him. But my internet is down. In the pptp settings it is written that you need to disable Internet access ...
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Connecting to vpn via pptp-linux works for a while... then freezes

I've got an ubuntu linux VPS through AWS that I'm trying to connect to a company's VPN via PPTP. My authentication is successful , and the admin of the VPN confirms that I am connected, however I have ...
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PPTP VPNs disabled when i update Ubuntu to 21.10

I had some PPTP VPNs that they worked well but when i updated Ubuntu version to 21.10 they does not work now.
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pp2p clients cannot connect to VPN via Ubuntu Server 20.04 gateway, even with disabled firewall

Consider a simple configuration: local network connected to Internet via server A with Ubuntu Server 20.04, acting as a gateway/firewall/dhcp server. Now, some internal hosts (say, B) need to connect ...
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Download on PPTP vpn much slower than upload. Need tips

I am getting about 30mbps download when connecting to the PureVPN servers and around 140mbps upload. I am having to use PPTP because I must have a static public IP with 3 specific ports forwarded that ...
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PPTP client fails under different ISP

I have setup a PPTP VPN connection to a service that successfully connects when I try to connect through the ISP that the service uses. When I try under the ISP I use in my work (which is the ISP I ...
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"activation of network connection failed" for a VPN using PPTP with logs stating "LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests"

I'm trying to connect to my university VPN using network-manager-pptp on a Ubuntu 21.04 laptop. The VPN is setup to use MSCHAPv2 and MPPE in accordance with required settings. I was able to connect to ...
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Connecting to a VPN, setting up

Recently I got an online job and I need to connect to their VPN. I got it done on Windows laptop by installing Shrew Soft VPN client (I know it's old, it's what they told me to use). Going to my ...
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Cannot connect to PPTP VPN on Ubuntu 18.04

I am fairly a new user to Ubuntu and Linux distributions and installed 18.04 LTS on vmware workstation. i already have a VPN connection that is working fine from a Windows machine. but if i configure ...
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MS-CHAPv2 Success packet is badly formed

When I tried to connect to work PPTP VPN by using Network Manager, it's fail. From syslog, I see that there is MS-CHAPv2 Success packet is badly formed before my connection terminated. The syslog as ...
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Can't Connect to a PPTP VPN Server from Ubuntu 18.04 Linux

I try to PPTP as VPN Client. I try to many ways to a given IP address, user name and password using. I try using GUI and terminal both way but not succeed. After I try to debug and found some errors. ...
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"Could not find source connection" in Network Manager

If the contents of /etc/network/interfaces are: auto lo iface lo inet loopback There is no error for a PPTP-connection declared in Network Manager. It works when I right click on it and connect. ...
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PPTP VPN randomly disconnects

My PPTP VPN works fine on Windows and Android. On Android and Windows, no specific configuration is needed only I need to check PPP encryption(MPPE). But on Ubuntu 20.04 it disconnects randomly ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 VPN PPTP doesn't work

syslog error: May 8 09:54:21 pptpteste-VirtualBox pppd[2367]: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests May 8 09:54:21 pptpteste-VirtualBox NetworkManager[2367]: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests May 8 ...
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Clients in PPTP VPN can ping each other, but cannot establish a TCP connection between them

I followed this guide to establish a PPTP VPN connection on my Raspberry Pi. I have a laptop (192.168.0.219) and a desktop (192.168.0.177) on my WAN, and the desktop is running a server application on ...
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How to connect to PPTP VPN in Kubuntu 18.04 LTS?

I am trying to set a VPN client to connect through the insecure PPTP protocol to a VPN server. I was only given a gateway, an user and a password. I followed the classic tutorials in which you create ...
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PPTPD on lxd unprivileged container

There is lxd-3.0.3 unprivileged (containers with uid shift started by root) on Ubuntu-18.04 (amd64). In container there is Ubuntu-16.04.5 (amd64). How to configure pptpd on it? It seems that there is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 after PPTP session default route

I connect to several PPTP networks using network manager. No problems there, but when I disconnect I loose internet access completely. The 'route' command shows that even after the PPTP disconnects I ...
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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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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 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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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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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 exception (allow protocol) to UFW firewall rules?

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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