L2TP/PPTP proxy server

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L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby Waterspuwer » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:04 am

It would be amazing if Gargoyle could run a L2TP proxy server (or perhaps the lesser secure PPTP). Both are supported out of the box with pretty much all devices, such as Android, unlike OpenVPN.

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Re: L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby ispyisail » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:33 am


Was surprised a few years ago when Eric choose OpenVPN

I understand OpenVPN is very secure in comparison?

Most devices can run an OpenVPN client

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Re: L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby liveup » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:38 pm

I also think pptpd service is more convenient.

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Re: L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby Lantis » Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:09 am

Thanks for your suggestion.
If you could close the issue on github now that you've added your voice here, that would be greatly appreciated :)
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Re: L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby RomanHK » Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:37 am

I personally prefer OpenVPN. PPTP violates the provisions of the NSA. The protocol is classified as very dangerous.

Comparison here: https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/vpn-prot ... -vs-ikev2/
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Re: L2TP/PPTP proxy server

Postby Forger38 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:40 pm

Yeah, I've heard lots of sulfurous stories about PPTP... OpenVPN could be a nice alternative! I've been recommended NordVPN, but I'm yet to try it so I can't tell if this recommendation is justified.

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