[CentOS] PPTP VPN server

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at pdinc.us
Wed Nov 26 13:10:49 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of "Germán 
> Andrés Pulido F."
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:08 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] PPTP VPN server
> 
> 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?


Everytime we have had this problem, it was the powersupply. That does not mean
it is the power supply, but that is the first thing we check.


> 
> 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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