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Questions tagged [pptpd]

The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

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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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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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Bash script which starts on startup to do 3 things

I have add the following to my /etc/rc.local: folder=/home/secrets inotifywait -m -q -e create -r --format '%:e %w%f' $folder | while read file do mv -f /home/secrets/chaps.secrets /etc/ppp/...
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The vpn connection fails becuase the vpn service failed to start

I have a problem in add pptp vpn. I just upgrade ubuntu by sudo apt-get upgrade and the VPN PPTP stop working with the message: The VPN Connection 'VPN Connection 1' failed because the VPN service ...
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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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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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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 server on ubuntu enabling NAT problem! please help

Hi I am trying to Create a vpn server on a vps which is running ubuntu percise 12.04. I have already installed pptpd and I have enabled ip forwarding but when I try to enable NAT with this command : ...
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PPTPD failed after upgrading ubuntu server to 15

I have a ubuntu server 14 with working pptpd. But after it upgraded to 15 with do-release-upgrade, the pptpd is failed. I can start this service, but it won't accept any connection from client. I ...
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Can't connect to PPTP server on Ubuntu 14

I am trying to set up a PPTP server on an Ubuntu VPS hosted at Digital Ocean. Just something simply and with basic encryption to use when I'm away from my home and office connections. I've tried ...
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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...
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I tried setting up pptpd server and nothing will go through

I have tried for days to setup a pptpd server and followed the guide exactly. I was getting an error that the server wasn't responding from the client, but after port fowarding through the router, I ...
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PPTP VPN Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - PPTPD fails to start

I need some help here setting up my VPN. Everything is configured properly, but pptpd server fails to start. Here's what happens: # /etc/init.d/pptpd status * /usr/sbin/pptpd is not running # /etc/...
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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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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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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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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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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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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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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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Failed to Connect to PPTP VPN Server on Ubuntu

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 xxx.xxx.xxx....
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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...