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 <note important>​Warning,​ PPTP is considered [[https://​technet.microsoft.com/​library/​security/​2743314|unsafe]]. Consider using a alternate VPN solution such as OpenVPN.</​note>​ <note important>​Warning,​ PPTP is considered [[https://​technet.microsoft.com/​library/​security/​2743314|unsafe]]. Consider using a alternate VPN solution such as OpenVPN.</​note>​
  
-A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a method of adding a layer of security and privacy to both private and public networks. A VPN can allow you to securely access your home or business network even while connected to an untrusted public network like a wifi hotspot. In a VPN you can access all your private network resources as if you were on your home network. There are many options when it comes to VPN's. I am using a Raspberry Pi, so I need a solution that will utilize few resources. In this tutorial I will show you how to setup a Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) VPN on a Raspberry Pi. PPTP is least secure VPN method but uses the least amount of resources.+<fs large> Synopsis</​fs>​\\ 
 +A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a method of adding a layer of security and privacy to both private and public networks. A VPN can allow you to securely access your home or business network even while connected to an untrusted public network like a wifi hotspot. In a VPN you can access all your private network resources as if you were on your home network. There are many options when it comes to VPN's. I am using a Raspberry Pi, so I need a solution that will utilize few resources. In this tutorial I will show you how to setup a Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) VPN on a Raspberry Pi. PPTP is least secure VPN method but is simple to setup.
  
 As always, update package lists to insure we get the latest packages. Then Upgrade. Check MPPE support. Then install the required vpn package(pptpd). As always, update package lists to insure we get the latest packages. Then Upgrade. Check MPPE support. Then install the required vpn package(pptpd).
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