PPTP (Remote Access)

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol allows organizations to extend their own private network through private tunnels over the public Internet.

The Device supports several authentication options including Password Authentication Protocol (PAP), Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP), and Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (MS-CHAPv2).

The Configuration page provides option to configure the Device as PPTP server and provide access or disable remote access through PPTP to various users.

Enable PPTP
Click to enable PPTP.
Assign IP From

Specify IP Address range. PPTP server will lease IP Address to the PPTP client from the specified IP Address range. The PPTP client uses the assigned IP Address as its source address for the duration of the connection.

Do not specify the same IP Address range in L2TP configuration and PPTP configuration.

Allow leasing IP Address from Radius server for L2TP, PPTP and CISCO VPN Client

Click to lease IP Address to the PPTP users through the Radius Server.

Radius Server is a protocol that allows network devices to authenticate users against a central database. It can also store technical information used by network devices.

If enabled, the configured IP Address is overridden with the IP Address provided by the Radius Server.

Default - Disable

Primary DNS Server
Specify DNS Server to be used at the client end.
Secondary DNS Server
Specify Alternate DNS server to be used at the client end.
Primary WINS Server
Specify WINS Server to be used at the client end.
Secondary WINS Server
Specify Alternate WINS Server to be used at the client end.
Add Member(s) Button
Click to select users who are to be allowed remote access through PPTP.
Show Members
Click to view list of PPTP members.