Re: PPTP VPN plugin

On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 17:47 +0000, Dave Barton wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having some issues with the PPTP VPN plugin and I'm not sure whether 
> it is a bug or a strangely configured VPN server...
> I connect to my VPN via a wireless connection and the problem is I cannot 
> connect to anything (web, email, etc) and after a few mins the connection 
> dies. I've worked out that I can solve this by adding a route (i.e., 
> "route add xx.xx.xx.xx gw xx.xx.xx.xx wlan0") to my VPN server that goes 
> via the original wireless connection (and associated gateway) but since I 
> don't know the gateway beforehand (it depends on the wireless hotspot) I 
> can't add it as a route that gets added when the VPN starts...

NM should already be adding a host route to the external VPN gateway.
Can you do '/sbin/route -n' right after the initial connection and see
if that host route is present?


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