SafeVPN PPTP Ubuntu setup example

Ubuntu comes with Network Manager which natively support PPTP and working fine with SafeVPN.

step 1

Under Network Manager go to VPN connections -> Configure VPN

Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 2

Press Add button under VPN tab
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 3

Select PPTP under options and click Create.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 4

Fill fields with correct details, you can always check correct details in Customer Area
Connection name – Any name like SafeVPN PPTP, not critical.
Gateway – Your server IP here
User name – Your Username here
Password – Your Password here
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 5

Press Advanced button.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 6

And check option Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE), press Ok to save changes.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 7

Press Apply button to save connection.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 8

You’re start! We have configured SafeVPN account and can close Network Manager.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 9

To connect click SafeVPN PPTP(or your choosen name) from VPN connections.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 10

Once you see lock on Network Manager icon – you’re connected. See image for example.
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

step 11

To close connection use Disconnect VPN option.
Next time just connect SafeVPN from Network Manager
Ubuntu 10 PPTP setup example

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