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Old 06-23-2008, 11:45 AM   #1
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pptpd vpn issue! PLEASE HELP.

So I have setup pptpd to allow me into my network off site. Before pptpd I was using Windows Server 2003 for this.
Now with pptpd I can login and ping my server but cannot access any other system on my network.
What am I doing wrong? How do I fix it? Is there a better solution?

Old 06-24-2008, 12:27 PM   #3
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Thank you for the links I have read through these and found in the FAQ on "Q. I can connect to the server and ping to it fine, but I can't ping any other hosts on the office subnet. I have ip-forwarding turned on and I have proxyarp set in the ppp/options file. What can be wrong?" it latter says "The simplest way around this problem, and the one that is suggested in the pppd documentation, is to set the pppd client IP assignment to be on the local subnet."

This is what I have setup in my /etc/pptpd.conf
My server ip is


I then have several systems in the range and dhcp from non that I am able to connect to

I am somewhat new to Linux so if Iím missing something stupid please let me know, the setup in server 2003 is more or less click and complete.
Old 07-08-2008, 11:53 PM   #4
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ok i give up i cant figure this out!
is there another program that will allow me to host my vpn and allow access to my entire lan???


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