pptpsetup --create <TUNNEL> --server <SERVER> [--domain <DOMAIN>] --username <USERNAME> [--password <PASSWORD>] [--encrypt] [--start] pptpsetup --delete <TUNNEL>
PPTP Client is a Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, PPTP .
This script configures PPTP Client on Linux.
create a tunnel named TUNNEL
delete the file /etc/ppp/peers/TUNNEL and any lines from /etc/ppp/chap-secrets that contains " TUNNEL " as a single word
the IP address or host name of the server
the authentication domain name (optional)
the username you are to use
the password you are to use. If you don’t specify a password, pptpsetup will ask for one.
whether encryption is required
whether the connection should be started after configuration.
Nelson Ferraz <nferraz at gmail.com>, based on James Cameron’s PPTP Client Debian HOWTO .
PPTP Client Debian HOWTO
PPTP Client Diagnosis HOWTO
pptpsetup - Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol setup
Copyright (C) 2006 Nelson Ferraz
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