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Re: Help with pptp

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Pittman <daniel@rimspace.net>
To: debian-firewall@lists.debian.org
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 12:10:24 +1000
Subject: Re: Help with pptp

> On 27 Oct 2004, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 07:41:01PM +0200, Raffaele D'Elia wrote:
> >> I'm looking for help about a pptp link between a windows xp (client)
> and a
> >> woody (server).
> >> The tunnel works well for some hours but, often, goes down.
> >> In the pppd log I've found an "LCP Term Req id 0x08 <garbage>"
> followed by
> >> "LCP Terminated by peer (<the_same_garbage>)".
> >
> > I'm no PPP log message translation guru, but that LCP Term Req looks
> to me
> > like the remote end saying "I want to close the link now", which the
> local
> > pppd is simply honouring.
> You are quite correct in your reading of that request/response
> sequence.

I agree too.

> > Does the XP VPN client have any sort of "drop connection after this
> > long" setting, either as an idle timeout or absolute connectionl
> > length thing?
> This is certainly a client-side issue.
>      Daniel

I'm not sure... May be the client wants to drop the connection. May be 
the server is misunderstanding the message. Do you agree?


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