[pptp-server] periodically check a pptp client connections

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Fri Mar 22 08:20:52 CST 2002

Look at http://www.shorewall.net/PPTP.htm#ClientFW  -- the scripts found
there are the one's I use and don't depend on Shorewall. I run the check
script at 5-minute intervals.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Francesco" <lists at colliniconsulting.it>
To: <pptp-server at lists.schulte.org>
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 3:07 AM
Subject: [pptp-server] periodically check a pptp client connections

> Hello,
> as i need a linux pptp VPN client to connect to a poptop pptp vpn linux
> server in order to link a little remote office branch to the main office
> quarter because multiple client connections FROM THE SAME IP do not work,
> would like to automatically, by crontab, check, for example, every 5/10
> minutes if the pptp link is up and, if down, automatically run the pptp
> client command.
> Is there a script to check the link status?
> Thank you to everybody!
> Bye,
> Francesco Collini (from Italy)
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