Things to Consider:
Before you begin, please make sure that:
1 Run the following commands:
sudo yum update
sudo yum install pptp
sudo modprobe nf_conntrack_pptp
sudo modprobe ppp_mppe
2 Run sudo nano /etc/ppp/chap-secrets to edit the chap-secrets file as shown below:
Press CTRL+O to save the file, and CTRL+X to exit the editor.
3 To create a PureVPN file, run sudo nano<space>/etc/ppp/peers/purevpn and enter the following information:
Note: pty “pptp usca.pointtoserver.com –nolaunchpppd” In this command make sure to enter two “-” symbols before “nolaunchpppd”
pty “pptp usca.pointtoserver.com –nolaunchpppd”
To save the file, press CTRL+O. To exit the editor, press CTRL+X. Please note that we have currently used usca.pointtoserver.com as the server address. You can choose any server of your choice. The list of servers is available here
4 Run the command: sudo nano/etc/ppp/options.pptp Be sure there is no ‘#’ sign before these lines.
Once this is done, Press CTRL+X to exit.
5 Run sudo nano /etc/ppp/ip-up.localand add the following line. By doing so, it will set the default route to ppp0.
/sbin/route add default ppp0
6 To save the file, press CTRL+O. To exit the editor, press CTRL+X.
7 In order to execute the file, run: sudo chmod 755 /etc/ppp/ip-up.local
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