xl2tpd man page

xl2tpd — Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol Daemon

Description

A Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol VPN client/daemon for Linux and other POSIX-based OSs. Based off of L2TPd 0.61 from
http://www.marko.net/l2tp and patches collected by Jacco de Leeuw at
http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/ope…

Currently maintained by Xelerance
http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tp…

xl2tpd implements the Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol, defined by RFC 2661.

Options

-D
This option prevents xl2tpd from detaching from the terminal and daemonizing.
-l
This option tells xl2tpd to use syslog for logging even when -D was specified.
-c <config file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate config file. Default is /etc/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.conf. Fallback configuration file is /etc/l2tpd/l2tpd.conf
-s <secret file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate "secrets" file. Default is /etc/xl2tpd/l2tp-secrets
-p <pid file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate pid file. Default is /var/run/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.pid
-C <control file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate control file. Default is /var/run/xl2tpd/l2tp-control

Files

/etc/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.conf /etc/xl2tpd/l2tp-secrets /var/run/xl2tpd/l2tp-control

Bugs

Please address bugs and comment to xl2tpd@lists.xelerance.com

See Also

xl2tpd.conf(5)

Authors

Forked from l2tpd by Xelerance (http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tp…

Michael Richardson <mcr@xelerance.com> Paul Wouters <paul@xelerance.com>

Many thanks to Jacco de Leeuw <jacco2@dds.nl> for maintaining l2tpd.

Previous development was hosted at sourceforge (http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/l2t…) by:

Scott Balmos <sbalmos@iglou.com>
David Stipp <dstipp@one.net>
Jeff McAdams <jeffm@iglou.com>

Based off of l2tpd version 0.60
Copyright (C)1998 Adtran, Inc.
Mark Spencer <markster@marko.net>

Referenced By

l2tp-secrets(5), xl2tpd.conf(5).

Jeff McAdams