pptpsetup man page

pptpsetup — Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol setup


pptpsetup --create <TUNNEL> --server <SERVER> [--domain <DOMAIN>]
          --username <USERNAME> [--password <PASSWORD>]
          [--encrypt] [--start]
pptpsetup --delete <TUNNEL>


PPTP Client is a Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, PPTP.

This script configures PPTP Client on Linux.


--create TUNNEL
create a tunnel named TUNNEL
--delete TUNNEL
delete the file /etc/ppp/peers/TUNNEL and any lines from /etc/ppp/chap-secrets that contains "TUNNEL" as a single word
--server SERVER
the IP address or host name of the server
--domain DOMAIN
the authentication domain name (optional)
--username USERNAME
the username you are to use
--password PASSWORD
the password you are to use. If you don't specify a password, pptpsetup will ask for one.
whether encryption is required
whether the connection should be started after configuration.


Nelson Ferraz <nferraz at gmail.com>, based on James Cameron's PPTP Client Debian HOWTO.

See Also

PPTP Client Debian HOWTO
PPTP Client Diagnosis HOWTO


2016-11-29 perl v5.24.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation