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.
--encrypt whether encryption is required
--start whether the connection should be started after configuration.


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


PPTP Client Debian HOWTO
PPTP Client Diagnosis HOWTO


pptpsetup - Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol setup

Copyright (C) 2006 Nelson Ferraz

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