pptpd - PoPToP Point to Point Tunneling Server

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pptpd
Package version 1.4.0
Package release 5
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 212 B
Download size 89.53 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This implements a Virtual Private Networking Server (VPN) that is
compatible with Microsoft VPN clients. It allows Windows users to
connect to an internal firewalled network using their dialup.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pptpd_1.4.0-5_amd64.deb 1.4.0 amd64 Debian Main
pptpd - - -


Name Value
bcrelay -
libc6 >= 2.15
libwrap0 >= 7.6-4~
netbase -
ppp >= 2.4.6-2~


Type URL
Binary Package pptpd_1.4.0-5_i386.deb
Source Package pptpd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pptpd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pptpd




2014-11-04 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.4.0-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix description of patch introduced in 1.4.0-4
2014-10-26 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.4.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix buffer overflow from overlong interface names in bcrelay.
Closes: #765442
* Fixes an important bug, urgency set to medium
2014-07-15 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.4.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix status check in init script. Closes: #747146
* Don't break existing connections when using systemd.
Closes: #752094
2014-04-24 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Re-compile against ppp 2.4.6, Closes: #745770
2013-10-23 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
2013-10-20 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.3.4+27+gddb30f8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version from git commit ddb30f8
* Time to say thanks to Rene Mayrhofer for maintaining pptpd for
almost 14 years.
* Modernize Debianisation
* Update debian/watch file, thanks Bart Martens
* Drop debconf usage. Closes: #209082
* Update hint about IP forwarding. Closes: #496596, #491429
* Update package description. Closes: #473713
* Add a manpage for bcrelay. Special thanks to Khang Nguyen Trong.
Closes: #426553
* Catch missing EOL at EOF. Closes: #567480
* Update config files from newer upstream versions. (LP:704220)
* Fix IDLE_WAIT implementation. Closes: #692654
* Rewrite init script
* Provide systemd service definition
* Restrict os to linux for the time being
* Fix FTBFS, thanks Hideki Yamane. Closes: #725559
2013-02-05 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
pptpd (1.3.4-6) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer
* Enable hardening build flags. Closes: #656650
2012-11-28 - Maximiliano Curia <maxy@debian.org>
pptpd (1.3.4-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Handle ENOBUFS gracefully.
Closes: #692129: pptpd: PPTP Connections Drop
* Programming error, reference to a stack variable used out of scope in
arguments to execvp call.
Closes: #693136: pptpd: Binary trash when launching ppp
2012-10-28 - Reinhard Tartler <siretart@tauware.de>
pptpd (1.3.4-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload
* Remove debian/conffiles, avoids debsum mismatches regarding conffiles
(Closes: #689779)
2011-05-07 - Rene Mayrhofer <rmayr@debian.org>
pptpd (1.3.4-5) unstable; urgency=medium
Urgency medium because 1.3.4-4 broke connections for some settings.
* Fix bug introduced by last change adding the remotenumber parameter
to pppd. Thanks to Michael Poetters for the patch!
Closes: #625459: pppctrl fixup
Closes: #622258: pptpd: Impossible to establish connection

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