[pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients when then connect
jvonau at shaw.ca
Thu Jun 6 18:23:21 CDT 2002
I'm using my wife's machine, so if this comes out HTML,
I'm sorry inadvance..... Mine is getting upgraded, woo hoo
I recall someone suggesting to use a ms tool....
ah here it is:
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Maybe a link from the new website would be helpful ;-)
Just my 2 cents worth...
From: Igor Maciel Macaubas [SMTP:igor.maciel at mailbr.com.br]
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 12:53 PM
To: Webmaster; pptp-server at lists.schulte.org
Subject: Re: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients when
In this case, I really don't know what you have to do.
Since that you want to add this route at client side, it's not trivial.
You can try to put at the server side some type of script to be executed in
the client when it connects.. but I've never done something like that.
igor.maciel at mailbr.com.br
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From: "Webmaster" <webmaster at lotr.ws>
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Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 2:22 PM
Subject: RE: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients
when then connect
> You have it right in the second part. I want the server to assign routes
> the client when the client connects to the server.
> Currently after the client connects to the pptpd server, I have to (from
> client, in this case windows) type something along the lines of:
> route add 192.168.3.0 192.168.1.0 (shortened for brevity, don't worry
> this syntax).
> Then everything works fine for the client to access that network.
> I need some way for the server to do that for the client when the client
> It might be simple, but I suspect it is more involved otherwise it would
> seem that it would be more readily available.
> Any suggestions on how to pull this off anyone?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Maciel Macaubas [mailto:igor.maciel at mailbr.com.br]
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 9:47 AM
> To: Hawke; pptp-server at lists.schulte.org
> Subject: Re: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients
> when then connect
> Well, let me see if I understand what you want to do:
> You want to add a route to your clients when they connect, at Server side?
> If is this what you want, you can use the ip-up.local script, that
> of the version of your pppd, may be located in /etc/ppp/ or
> This is script is executed imediatly after the connection of the client -
> you can make a bash script to add this routes dinamically.
> But if you want to add a route at client side, I don't think that
> can carry this. I think that you want to make some really crazy system to
> If you want any help in seting-up this script (ip-up.local), please send
> e-mails in private and be sure that i'll help as I can!
> igor.maciel at mailbr.com.br
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hawke" <hawke.robinson at dev2dev.biz>
> To: <pptp-server at lists.schulte.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 11:04 AM
> Subject: [pptp-server] Want pptpd server to assign routes to clients when
> then connect
> > I'm already aware of the option in the client side (windows) vpn
> > option to use default route. However, unless I want all their Internet
> > traffic to run through my vpn server that is not a good option.
> > Everything works fine in that the vpn client connects, is given an ip,
> > I want to be able to add (as many as needed) routes to the client upon
> > connection.
> > Currently I have to manually type the add route command from the
> > line after the client connects to get the desired results. Sure, I can
> > script that on the client side, but when there can be scores of
> > people connecting that is inefficient to have to distribute and setup
> > script for everyone. I want the server to assign the routes in typical
> > fashion. Since pptp is based on ppp isn't there some simple script I can
> > somewhere that will do this?
> > Any help is most appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > -Art
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