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VPN PPTP connection fail

asked 2015-08-26 13:18:05 -0500

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I'm using Fedora 22. Everything up to date. I've recently created a PPTP VPN connection to my home router but can't seem to connect. I have verified that the router works via connection from my Android phone VPN client. Here is the log I am seeing in journalctl, if it helps:

Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> Starting VPN service 'pptp'... Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> VPN service 'pptp' started (org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.pptp), PID 29461 Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> VPN service 'pptp' appeared; activating connections Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> VPN connection 'VPN 1' (ConnectInteractive) reply received. Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> VPN plugin state changed: starting (3) Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> VPN connection 'VPN 1' (Connect) reply received. Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net pppd[29463]: Plugin /usr/lib64/pppd/2.4.7/nm-pptp-pppd-plugin.so loaded. Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net pppd[29463]: pppd 2.4.7 started by root, uid 0 Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net pppd[29463]: Using interface ppp0 Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net pppd[29463]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/1 Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net pptp[29465]: nm-pptp-service-29461 log[main:pptp.c:333]: The synchronous pptp option is NOT activated Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> (ppp0): new Generic device (driver: 'unknown' ifindex: 19) Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: <info> (ppp0): exported as /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/18 Aug 26 14:14:23 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: * Message: pppd started with pid 29463 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: (gnome-shell:1333): Gjs-WARNING *: JS ERROR: TypeError: a._connection is null Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: NMVPNSection<.setActiveConnections/<@resource:///org/gnome/shell/ui/status/network.js:1533 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: NMVPNSection<.setActiveConnections@resource:///org/gnome/shell/ui/status/network.js:1532 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: wrapper@resource:///org/gnome/gjs/modules/lang.js:169 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: NMApplet<._syncVPNConnections@resource:///org/gnome/shell/ui/status/network.js:1821 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net gnome-session[1325]: wrapper@resource:///org/gnome/gjs/modules/lang.js:169 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: Plugin /usr/lib64/pppd/2.4.7/nm-pptp-pppd-plugin.so loaded. Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: * Message: nm-pptp-ppp-plugin: (plugin_init): initializing Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: * Message: nm-pptp-ppp-plugin: (nm_phasechange): status 3 / phase 'serial connection' Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: Using interface ppp0 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/1 Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net NetworkManager[865]: * Message: nm-pptp-ppp-plugin: (nm_phasechange): status 5 / phase 'establish' Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net pptp[29472]: nm-pptp-service-29461 log[ctrlp_rep:pptp_ctrl.c:258]: Sent control packet type is 1 'Start-Control-Connection-Request' Aug 26 14:14:24 edfedora-abcfws-net pptp[29472]: nm-pptp-service-29461 ... (more)

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answered 2015-08-26 16:20:06 -0500

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Try activate the option: "Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)" on Identity / Advanced

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That is already selected.

t3kg33k gravatar imaget3kg33k ( 2015-08-27 06:53:37 -0500 )edit

this works for me at fedora 23

luckynick gravatar imageluckynick ( 2016-05-27 23:38:28 -0500 )edit

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