Point -to -Point Tunneling Protocol setup


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 TUNNEL

create a tunnel named TUNNEL

--delete TUNNEL

delete the file /etc/ppp/peers/TUNNEL and any lines from /etc/ppp/chap-secrets that contains TUNNEL as a single word

--server SERVER

the IP address or host name of the server

--domain DOMAIN

the authentication domain name (optional)

--username USERNAME

the username you are to use

--password PASSWORD

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.


pptpsetup - Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol setup

Copyright (C) 2006 Nelson Ferraz

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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PPTP Client Debian HOWTO http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/howto-debian.phtml PPTP Client Diagnosis HOWTO http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/howto-diagnosis.phtml


Nelson Ferraz <nferraz at gmail.com>, based on James Cameron's PPTP Client Debian HOWTO.

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