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Point-to-point tunneling protocol

Point-to-point tunneling protocol (PPTP) is a protocol from Microsoft for virtual private networks. A specification was published as an "informational" RFC in 1999.

External links

  • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), RFC 2637, July 1999; [1] (http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2637.txt?number=2637)
  • FAQ on PPTP from Microsoft; [2] (http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/ProductInfo/faqs/PPTPfaq.asp)
  • FAQ on security flaws in Microsoft's implementation, Bruce Schneier, 1998; [3] (http://www.counterpane.com/pptp-faq)
  • Poptop, a PPTP Server for Linux; [4] (http://www.poptop.org/)
  • PPTP Client, a Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD client; [5] (http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/)



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