[CentOS] PPTP VPN server

"Germán Andrés Pulido F." gpulido at gtscolombia.com
Wed Nov 26 05:08:02 UTC 2008


Hi!

Thanks everyone who helped me. In the end, it seems the problem is the 
virtualizing software, since I installed openvpn, configured it, and the 
exact same thing happens. Is there any log i can look to have any clue 
about this kind of reboots?

Thanks!

Jason Pyeron wrote:
>> -----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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