3 VPN PPTP # modprobe ppp-compress-18 && echo success Installing MPPE Support Most people want their tunnels encrypted. Check the version of your kernel; if it is below rc1 then you do not have MPPE support. To check further, test like this:# modprobe ppp-compress-18 && echo success3
4 VPN PPTPInstalling the Server Program Install the pptpd package from the Debian Project: # apt-get install pptpd4
5 VPN PPTPConfigure IP Address Range Edit the file /etc/pptpd.conf for the IP address range, for example: localip remoteip , Note: see pptpd.conf(5) for more details on the other options. Note: you will need to restart pptpd to make changes to /etc/pptpd.conf effective: # /etc/init.d/pptpd restart5
6 VPN PPTPAdding Users Configure /etc/ppp/chap-secrets for the accounts, for example: # echo "username pptpd password *" >> /etc/ppp/chap-secrets Note: this method has all the usernames in one file. There are other ways, including authentication using Radius, or using Samba.6
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