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Old 05-13-2012, 10:56 PM   #1
SubZeroJake
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PPTP Packets from the VPN Client Cannot Reach the VPN server


I have a VPS that I am trying to setup a PPTP VPN on. When I try to connect with ubuntu it simply say it will not connect. When I use Win 7, it gives the error " PPTP Packets from the VPN Client Cannot Reach the VPN server." Nmap tells me port 1723 is indeed open. It is a VPS so I am rather knowledgeable about its networking. Ifconfig gives me this:
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lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:22 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:22 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:2452 (2.3 KiB)  TX bytes:2452 (2.3 KiB)

venet0    Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  P-t-P:127.0.0.1  Bcast:0.0.0.0  Mask:255.255.255.255
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:1f0e:fc4::eafc:19d2/128 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:1f0e:fc4::3e4a:d836/128 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:1f0e:fc4::2c2e:eaec/128 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:1f0e:fc4::737e:c391/128 Scope:Global
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:1f0e:fc4::b18b:e857/128 Scope:Global
          UP BROADCAST POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:51802 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:37659 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:65503501 (62.4 MiB)  TX bytes:7640766 (7.2 MiB)

venet0:0  Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
          inet addr:206.217.142.122  P-t-P:206.217.142.122  Bcast:206.217.142.122  Mask:255.255.255.255
          UP BROADCAST POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP  MTU:1500  Metric:1
In my /etc/pptpd.conf I put this for my network:
Code:
localip 206.217.142.122
remoteip 206.217.142.122
My /etc/ppp/chap-secrets is in the format of:
Code:
USERNAME * PASSWORD *
(Spaces between each word)

So obviously something is wrong, I just don't what it is. I am quite new at vpn'ing so all help is appreciated.
 
Old 05-14-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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First thing I notice is that you have the same local ip as remote ip, you will want to alter that, at least by one address. Don't know if that's causing your problem, though it potentially could be.
 
  


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