PPTP VPN from Ubuntu to Vigor Router

This article demonstrates how to set up Vigor Router as a PPTP VPN server for Ubuntu, and how to establish a PPTP VPN from Ubuntu to the private network of Vigor Router.

The Configuration of Vigor Router

1. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> Remote Dial-In User, and click an available index number to edit the profile.

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2. Check Enable this account, enter username and password, make sure you have enabled "PPTP" in Allowed Dial-in Type.

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And the router is ready for the VPN connection.

Establish the VPN from Ubuntu

1. Open System Settings >> Network

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2. Click '+' to create a new VPN interface.

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3. Select "PPTP" for VPN connection type

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4. Enter Gateway, which is the IP or domain of the router, and username and password created on Vigor router.

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5. Click Advanced, select "Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)" to have higher security. Then, click OK.

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6. Switch ON the VPN connection.

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After VPN is successfully connected, we can check VPN status form the router at VPN and Remote Access >> Connection Management.

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Published On: May 02, 2017 

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