[pptp-server] PPTP thru a router

Neale Banks neale at lowendale.com.au
Mon Apr 3 19:09:13 CDT 2000

On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, Marchel Hooyboer wrote:

> Hi there
> Is it possible to have a PPTP connection thru a RAS router (the Win95
> client is not the dialling computer)

Yes.  PPTP requires an IP connection end-end.  More specifically, it
requires that TCP port 1723(?) and GRE (IP protocol 47(?)) be clear from

Be aware that there are complications if there is anything in the middle
doing NAT.

> I only see resolutions that the PPTP client is a DUN client
> I have more stations on the remote network but need only a few of them secure.

So you have something like a network with some PPTP clients, connected by
whatever IP connection to the PPTP server?

That sounds reasonable, but whatch out for IP filtering and NAT.


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