[pptp-server] MS Connect Confusion

tmk tmk at netmagic.net
Thu Feb 17 17:32:37 CST 2000

without patching pppd, you will get no encryption on the pptp link

the passwords (if you use chap) will still be encrypted using mschap (v1)

win95/98 will usually work best if you install the appropriate dial up
networking update.

----- Original Message -----
From: C Conrad <ctctctc at yahoo.com>
To: <pptp-server at lists.schulte.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2000 12:23 PM
Subject: [pptp-server] MS Connect Confusion

> I am certain that I am confused.
> I read, and re-read the Howto (kudos) and then was
> confused. I thought that poptop would work for
> Win95/98 machines without any additions. In the Howto
> they reference that I will need to install a pppd
> patch to use MSCHAPV2/MPPE. Does this mean that
> without this patch we will still get encryption, just
> not as robust (fixed) as with the patch?
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