Debian Linux Ubuntu Mint connect to pptp from terminal bash shell



apt-get install pptp-linux
echo "yourvpnusername * yourpasspass *" >> /etc/ppp/chap-secrets


vi /etc/ppp/peers/provpnaccounts.com

enter (ignore the lines):

============
pty "pptp server.provpnaccounts.com --nolaunchpppd"
name testuser
#remotename PPTP
require-mppe-128
file /etc/ppp/options.pptp

============

#add this to /etc/ppp/ip-up

Where eth0 is your NIC and ppp0 is the name of your VPN connection

route del default eth0
route add default dev ppp0

Connect:
pppd call provpnaccounts.com

Disconnect:
killall pppd

Customize it

What I do is add the following to /etc/rc.local

pppd call provpnaccounts.com

Make it so the VPN reconnects by itself:

vi /etc/ppp/options

persist

To make it even more fun let's make it so the system can only connect to the outside world if it is connected to the VPN

 


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