PPTP connection attempts fail with ip_nat_pptp loaded

Jordan Russell jr-list-2005 at quo.to
Fri Nov 4 03:45:47 CET 2005

Jordan Russell wrote:
> When ip_nat_pptp is loaded (via "modprobe ip_nat_pptp"), about 9 out of
> every 10 PPTP connection attempts hang and eventually time out.
> I'm connecting from a Windows 2000 machine through a Linux 2.6.14
> NAT/firewall box to a Poptop PPTP server on the Internet.


Problem solved. It turns out a patch is needed if you have Windows PPTP


Thanks to Philip for bringing this to my attention.

Jordan Russell

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