View Full Version : [SOLVED] How to install a server VPN , virtual private network, in simply 3 steps only

November 22nd, 2009, 08:48 PM
How to install it for having a VPN PPTP for WINDOWS XP?

we are going to use PPOTOP which is in the repositories.

username will be the user login to get access to vpn
secretpassword will be the user password to get access to vpn will be the server vpn IP adress on the local network, that you want to gain access. is the range of IP that you will gain and that are reserved.

(1) apt-get install pptpd
(2) add this to /etc/pptpd.conf


(3) echo "username * secretpassword * " >> /etc/ppp/pap-secrets

and you can

/etc/init.d/pptpd restart

Nota: Openvpn is more secured than PPOTOP
here are the client config:
xp german: http://poptop.sourceforge.net/dox/pptp_winxp/VPN_Verbindungsaufbau_mittels_PPTP.pdf