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Accessing a VPN (PPTP) via the command line
Authored by: wfolta on Mar 14, '03 04:59:14PM

Three suggestions:

1. Look at the file /tmp/ppp.log to see the details. Maybe it'll give you an idea.

2. On the Windows server end, they have to go to your account information and check a box that says something like "allow dial-in" to give you VPN access. Evidently this box is unchecked by default. (At least it was for me.)

3. Double-check with the IT people on what your passsword should be. It may not be the same as your "network login" when you're there.

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