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Configure Cyberoam to establish PPTP connection using MS Windows XP VPN Client

Applicable: Version 9410 onwards

 

The following procedure outline how to configure Cyberoam and a Windows XP VPN client so as Windows PPTP clients can establish a PPTP tunnel with a Cyberoam Appliance that has been configured to act as a PPTP server.

 

 

Cyberoam configuration

 

Follow the below steps to configure Cyberoam from Web Admin console: 

  1. Select VPN ® PPTP Configuration
  2. Local IP Address: Displays LAN IP address that will be assigned to PPTP server
  3.  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
  4. Primary DNS Server/Secondary DNS Server: Specify IP address of your DNS server and alternate DNS server to be used at the client end
  5. Primary Wins Server/Secondary Wins Server: Specify IP address of your WINS server and alternate WINS server to be used at the client end
  6.  Add Users: Click Add Users to add PPTP user. Selected users will be allowed PPTP connection 
  7. Add Groups: Click Add Groups to add PPTP user group. Selected user groups will be allowed PPTP connection. All the users in the selected groups will be allowed PPTP access

  

Windows XP client configuration

  1. Go to Start à Control Panel à Network Connections à Create a New Connection and then click Next
  2. Select ‘Connect to the network at my workplace’ and click Next
  3. Select ‘Virtual Private Network Connection’ and click Next 
  4. In Company Name, specify connection name and click Next
  5. In the Host name or IP address field, type WAN IP[1] address of the Cyberoam and click Next
  6. Select ‘My use only’ and click Next
  7. Click ‘Finish’
  8. If Windows Dialer does not open automatically, click Connection to open dialer
  9. Click Properties
    In Security tab, select ‘Advanced’ and click ‘Settings’ and enable ‘Unencrypted password (PAP)’ and click OK
    In Networking tab - select ‘PPTP VPN’ as Type of VPN and click OK
     
  10. Specify valid username and password and click Connect

  

To view PPTP connection log:

·       Go to Option 3 VPN Management and option 6 PPTP VPN logs from Telnet/SSH/Serial Console OR

·       Go to VPN > PPTP Connection Log from Cyberoam Report

 

 

 

Document Version: 1.0-26/03/2007



[1] WAN IP address should be same as specified in ‘Local server’ field under Local Network Details in L2TP Connection.

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