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PPTP Error when connection to PIX...sometimes....


I've configured my pix 501 to allow PPTP connections to it. Now, sometimes when connecting to this PIX via the PPTP vpn connection, I get an error during the "Registering computer on remote network" part of the authentication process...the error is "PPP Link control protocol was terminated". If I just hit the reconnect/connect button a couple of times, it will eventually connect just fine and the VPN stays up...but every so often I get that error I listed above. Any ideas. Thanks


Re: PPTP Error when connection to PIX...sometimes....

"PPP link control protocol terminated" normally indicates incorrect security settings in your Dial-up Networking connection. You will need to ensure that the security preferences are set to allow any authentication including clear text.

To check these settings go to:

My Computer

Dial-up Networking

Select the XTRA connection

Click More

Select Edit entry and modem properties

Click the Security tab

Click "Accept any authentication including clear text"

Click OK

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Re: PPTP Error when connection to PIX...sometimes....


Thanks for the response, but I dont want to allow clear text authentication. I have my pix set to do ppp authentication via chap, and that is how I've got my pptp client setup, is to use CHAP as well. And like I said, if I just try to reconnect a few times, the tunnel will eventually work 100%. Strange...thanks for the help.

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