VPN connection between Vigor Router and Vigor3900 - PPTP

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This article demonstrates LAN to LAN PPTP VPN between Vigor Router and Vigor3900/2960 by the following topology. Vigor Router and Vigor3900/2960 can both be the VPN server and client, therefore, we separate this article into two parts, to demonstrate how to establish the PPTP VPN connection between Vigor Router and Vigor3900/2960, when using one of them as VPN server respectively.

   

Before setting up the VPN configuration, please make sure PPTP service is enabled on VPN and Remote Access >> Remote Access Control page on the router takes up the role as the VPN server.

   

   

 

 

Part A: Take Vigor Router as VPN server

Vigor Router Setting (Dial-in)

Go to VPN and Remote Access Control >> LAN to LAN and click an available index,

1. Common Settings

  1. Give a Profile Name
  2. Enable this profile
  3. Select Dial-in as Call Direction
   

2. Dial-In Settings

  1. Allow PPTP dial-in
  2. Enter Username and Password
   

3. TCP/IP Network Settings

  1. Enter Vigor3900's LAN in Remote Network IP/Mask
  2. Click OK
   

Vigor3900/2960 Setting (Dial-out)

4. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> VPN Profiles, and click Add in PPTP Dial-out tab,

  1. Give Profile Name and Enable the profile
  2. Select the WAN interface used to dial out
  3. Enter Vigor router's WAN IP or domain name in Server IP/Host Name
  4. Enter PPTP User Name and Password
  5. Enter Vigor3900's LAN in Local IP/Subnet Mask
  6. Enter Vigor Router's LAN in Remote IP/Subnet Mask
  7. Click Apply
   

Now we can go to VPN and Remote Access >> Connection Management to dial the VPN.

   

After VPN is connected successfully, we can see the status below.

   

 

 

Part B: Take Vigor3900/2960 as VPN server

Vigor3900/2960 Setting (Dial-in)

1. Go to User Management >> User Profile, click Add,

  1. Enable the profile
  2. Enter Username and Password
  3. Enable PPTP Dial-in in PPTP/L2TP/SSL Server section
  4. Click Apply
   

2. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> VPN Profiles, and click Add in PPTP Dial-in tab

  1. Give Profile name and Enable the profile
  2. Select the user profile in PPTP User Name options for PPTP connection
  3. Enter Vigor3900's LAN in Local IP/Subnet Mask
  4. Enter Vigor Router's LAN in Remote IP/Subnet Mask
  5. Click Apply
   

Vigor Router Setting (Dial-out)

Go to VPN and Remote Access Control >> LAN to LAN and click an available index,

3. Common Settings

  1. Give a Profile Name
  2. Enable this profile
  3. Select Dial-out as Call Direction

4. Dial-Out Settings

  1. Select PPTP as dial-out type
  2. Enter Vigor3900's WAN IP or domain name in Server IP/Host Name
  3. Enter Username and Password
   

5. TCP/IP Network Settings

  1. Enter Vigor3900's LAN in Remote Network IP/Mask
  2. Click OK
   

Now we can go to VPN and Remote Access >> Connection Management to dial the VPN.

   

After VPN is connected successfully, we can see the status below.

   

 

 

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