[CentOS] PPTP VPN server

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at pdinc.us
Tue Nov 25 17:41:43 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of "Germán 
> Andrés Pulido F."
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 11:46 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] PPTP VPN server
> 
> Hi!
> 
> Thanks for your help. The free version of vmware is ESXi, 

http://www.vmware.com/download/server/ (using 1.x series)


> that's what you are using right? I also authenticate VPN 
> sessions against the domain controller, that also works 
> beautifully. Only issue is the reboot of the server. However, 
> I found that terminal services is not the only think that 
> produces the reboot, once I managed to reboot it while just 

What is the uptime on the VM host?

> browsing some of our internal web servers (plain HTTP) so the 
> bug is not strictly related to Terminal Services. Now, the 
> fact that you have the same configuration running seems to 
> imply that the issue is with something specific to my 
> installation. Now, a quick question: did you compile pptpd 
> yourself? or you used RPMs from the official web site?

No compiling here, we have no time... Direct from a CentOS yum repo near you.

[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXXX ~]# cat /etc/issue
CentOS release 5 (Final)
Kernel \r on an \m
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXXX ~]# rpm -qf /usr/sbin/pptpd
pptpd-1.3.4-1.rhel5.1
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXXX ~]# uname -a
Linux XXXXXXXXXXXXXX.ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5 #1 SMP Wed Mar 5
11:36:49 EST 2008 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
[root at XXXXXXXXXXXXXX ~]#

> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> Jason Pyeron wrote:
> > Sorry for the late jump in here, hence the top post 
> (missing earlier 
> > posts).
> >  
> > I have a working setup as you described with out the reboot 
> problem. 
> > There is one difference, we are using VMWare (free version).
> >  
> > It even authenticates against the domain controller for vpn 
> sessions.
> >  
> > I would be happy to help find the differences in your 
> setup, or help 
> > you "copy" ours.
> >  
> > -Jason
> >  
> 
> -- 
> 


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