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Old 04-14-2005, 09:58 PM   #1
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PPTP server

hi there,

in webmin under networking there is a module called 'PPTP VPN server' i was just wondering where i could download this program? and maybe point me in the direction of a how to for VPN's?
Old 04-15-2005, 01:12 AM   #2
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Downloads are from sourceforge, links on the site
Plenty of HOWTOs, but expect a learning curve..

Post any setup/help questions in the Networking Forum..
Old 04-15-2005, 06:11 AM   #3
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I am not a PPTP-fan, it has some vulnerabilities (...yes, it is from Micro$oft).

I would suggest OpenVPN, this is stable and can be very secure.

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Old 04-16-2005, 07:30 PM   #4
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The M$ version will sure have some bugs..
but using the linux version of the server will work well..

As it's built-in to M$ clients, it's a quick solution.
VPN solutions require massive massaging to get mobile clients to work.
(Key exchanges, certificates ($$), auth services, firewall mods etc.)


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