I need help opening port 1723 and setting a public IP address to
Gary W. Smith
gary at primeexalia.com
Thu Sep 29 01:15:26 CEST 2005
You should also take a look at pptp-client.sourceforge.net. It has a
lot of information regarding the PPTP subject. I have had to implement
several PPTP servers and clients in Linux. I have found that it's no
fun when you run into the issue of NAT'd clients behind a Linux
firewall. You have to do small things like recompile the kernel, etc.
> Hmmm, I would advise anyone to move away from PPTP in particular and
> from Windows in general. PPTP has known vulnerabilities. OpenVPN is a
> real winner with multiplatform support and using OpenSSL for crypto
> code ... as opposed to MPPE ... ugh!
> I'll spare the list any OS advocacy, but I do believe you can do much
> more on Linux, and more safely, and without the uncertainty which is
> built-in to proprietary junkware.
> Anyway, this list is probably not a good place to find out about
> features in Windows.
> > I need the vpn's Public IP to point to the private IP of our
> > VPN server
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