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Author Topic: PPTP VPN Setup on Debian based plug-computer  (Read 1438 times)
Gandalf
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« on: December 07, 2010, 07:52:52 AM »

i have a sheevaplug Plug Computer running Debian taht I am trying to get a pptp VPN running on.

I have installed the pptp daemon and have it running and I can connect to it, but the IP address is not getting set properly and I cannot use the VPN to connect to the internet.

I have set the localip and the remoteip in my pptpd.conf file as follows:

localip 172.16.1.117 (which is the IP address of the sheevaplug) remoteip 172.16.1.126-130

I have also set the net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1 in sysctl.conf

However, whenever I connect to the VPN, the IP address of the connection is set to 192.168.0.1 (or something similar) and not to the, as I would expect, 172.16.1.xx address. I think this is causing me not to be able to access the internet through this VPN, as well, since the IP address is not matching up.

Is there another configuration I need to setup to get this working properly? Any info or nudge in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2010, 12:35:17 PM »

Solved the issue by rebooting the plug computer.  It seemed from the instructions all I had to do was restart pptpd, but after a reboot, the IP was assigned correctly.

Now I just have to resolve a router port issue to get to it from the outside world.
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