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Re: pptp client behind firewall

But then, the question is if you realy whant to use pptp. I mean, it is
not famous for its security. I would recomend you to use l2tp insted
(l2tpd is debianized), it is a much more sucure standard then pptp.

//Joakim <friberg.joakim@home.se>

On Wed, 2003-04-02 at 19:06, Kevin Buhr wrote:
> Kevin Buhr <buhr@telus.net> writes:
> >
> > Greg MATTHEWS <G.Matthews@cs.ucl.ac.uk> writes:
> > > 
> > > I have a linux server setup with pptpd which appears to be working ok (port 
> > > 1723 is definitely open) but i'm having trouble connecting to it from behind 
> > > my firewall - a debian pentium running stable using iptables.
> > 
> > You have my sympathies.
> Someone pointed out to me in email that there's a userspace
> "pptpproxy" daemon (not Debianized yet) that you can run on the
> firewall to tunnel PPTP connections.  I've never tried it myself, but
> it would undoubtedly be much simpler to set up if it does what you
> want.
> -- 
> Kevin <buhr@telus.net>

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