[CentOS] pptp vpn through CentOS 4.3.

Stromgol stromgol at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 12:37:53 UTC 2006


Just to let you know I just compiled a 2.6.17-13 kernel and it's working
nice with
the modules ip_nat_pptp and ip_conntrack_pptp loaded.

On 9/19/06, Stromgol <stromgol at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Oups I'm using the latest kernel 2.6.9-42, 2.4 was a typo.
> The pptp server already have the mppe patch.
> I'm talking about my CentOS gateway that I'm using to get to the internet.
> The gateway should'nt need that path it's only needed on the server part.
>
> Windows XP -> CentOS gateway -> Internet -> PPTP server
>
> I need to be able to connect to the pptp server with an XP client. As I
> said linux client is ok.
>
>
> On 9/18/06, Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org> wrote:
> >
> >  BTW I noted that the subject line says Centos 4.3,  thats why I asked
> > what version you are using again because you mention a 2.4.9 kernel
> >
> > P.
> >
> >
> > Stromgol wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > We can't connect to our pptp server through our CentOS gateway with a XP
> > client.
> > The linux client is working but not the XP client. I know for a fact
> > that the pptp server
> > is not the problem because if I connect the XP machine directly to the
> > Internet the
> > pptp vpn is working.
> >
> > I know about the pptp-conntrack-nat patch, I compiled the 2.4.9 kernel,
> > with
> > patch-o-matic-ng-20060511.tar.bz2 without any problem. But compiling
> > iptables end
> > with this error:
> > make: *** [extensions/libipt_connlimit_sh.o] Error 1
> >
> > I'm wondering if we really need that patch, because that patch seems to
> > be only needed
> > when you want simultaneous pptp connection, which is not my case. I only
> > want to be able
> > to make a simple pptp connection.
> >
> > Any pointers?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
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