PPTP Fedora

Fedora PPTP Manual Installation

How to setup PPTP VPN connection on Linux Fedora?

1First, you need to cinfigure your firewall to allow VPN. Open terminal and type the these 4 commands:

command 1
firewall-cmd --permanent --direct --add-rule ipv4 filter INPUT 0 -p gre -j ACCEPT
command 2
firewall-cmd --permanent --direct --add-rule ipv6 filter INPUT 0 -p gre -j ACCEPT
command 3
firewall-cmd --reload
command 4
modprobe nf_conntrack_pptp nf_conntrack_proto_gre
2Go to the "Network Settings" from system tray or from Settings.

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 1
3In next window click on the "+" sign.

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 2
4Click on the "Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)".

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 3
5Enter in your server IP for your gateway and your VPN username & password.
Note: To see your server IP address, login here with your username and password.
Also you need to click on the person icon (see the red arrow) and select "Store the password only for this user".
At the end click on "Advanced..." button.

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 4
6In advanced settings, make sure the settings are the same as what is shown in the picture that is provided. Hit "OK" when done.

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 5
7Click on "Add" to save make your VPN.

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 6
8To connect/disconnect VPN, just click on your VPN connection you just made from system tray (step 1).

PPTP VPN connection on Fedora - Step 7