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  • initialism point-to-point tunnelling protocol


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  • Update: Several folks have mailed to point out that this isn't SSL VPN, but it's PPTP, which is the weakest of the three widely used tunneling encryption methods.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • It does use the simpler "PPTP" type of VPN, which is fine for avoiding routine logging.

    FACT - Freedom Against Censorship Thailand

  • The BRV324 advertises support for 70 IPSec and 10 PPTP VPN connections, or 100 pass-through sessions with IPSec, PPTP and L2TP.

    TRENDnet BRV324: Inexpensive, good performance

  • Using the browser to log in to the admin screens, we went to Setup and set the WAN connection type, choosing between Static IP, Dynamic IP (DHCP), PPPoE and PPTP.

    TRENDnet BRV324: Inexpensive, good performance

  • Standard options for static, DHCP, PPPoE, and the PPTP follow as with all other units.

    D-Link DFL-210

  • Going through Network Configuration to WAN2 ISP Settings, we had the chance to put in login information if necessary (it wasn't), and choose whether we needed to use Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) or Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), and provide a static IP address if necessary.

    Netgear ProSafe: Ideal for small shops

  • The old PPTP VPN would, if we moved network or suspended and awoke our laptops, go down and require manual re-connection.

    Snell-Pym » n2n revisited

  • By implementing a model elimination procedure, the Prolog Technology Theorem Prover (PPTP) (Stickel 1992) extends Prolog into full first-order logic.

    Automated Reasoning

  • And it works with pretty much any PPTP VPN client, including the built in one on this work laptop.

    Superfluous technology strikes again.

  • Anyone got a preferably PPTP-based VPN for Mac OS X that doesn't pass the unencrypted password?

    VPNs In the Key of C


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