Managing PPTP VPN

Purpose: Configure Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) to tunnel PPTP traffic between two VPN peers.

Location: Gateways > (gateway name) > USER VPN > PPTP VPN > General

  1. Optionally enable PPTP VPN.
  2. Configure basic settings.
    • Assign IP address using

      • Select IP address pool to specify the IP address (10.252.0.0) of the clients gaining remote access through PPTP.

      • Select DHCP server to specify DNS server and interface settings.

  3. Configure advanced settings.
    • Encryption

      PPTP VPN uses Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption (MPPE). MPPE is a protocol for encrypting data across Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and Virtual Private Network (VPN) links. It uses the RSA RC4 encryption algorithm. MPPE supports 40-bit and 128-bit session keys, which are changed frequently to improve security..