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SSTP Configuration Guide for Ubuntu

Jul 07, 2014
Feb 12, 2018
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SSTP is one of the most powerful protocols, guaranteed to give you unparalleled security for your online activities. If you are experiencing troubles in setting it up on your Ubuntu-powered devices, then you’ve come to the right place.

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Ubuntu Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)

Here is how to setup SSTP on Ubuntu:

By default Ubuntu offer PPTP protocol but you can configure L2TP (Ubuntu 12 and earlier), OpenVPN and SSTP as well.

Here are the simple steps to configure SSTP protocol on Ubuntu. We will configure it in two steps.

Step1: Download and Install required packages
Step2: Configure SSTP protocol

Here we go:

Step1: Download and Install required packages

Visit http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/

and download following packages as per your OS / bit.

For Ubuntu 32bit download:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/sstp-client/1.0.9/

libsstp-client0_1.0.9_i386.deb
sstp-client_1.0.9_i386.deb

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/network-manager-sstp/0.9.4-1/

network-manager-sstp_0.9.4-0ubuntu2_i386.deb
network-manager-sstp-gnome_0.9.4-0ubuntu2_i386.deb

For Ubuntu 64bit download:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/sstp-client/1.0.9/

libsstp-client0_1.0.9_amd64.deb
sstp-client_1.0.9_amd64.deb

http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/network-manager-sstp/0.9.4-1/

network-manager-sstp_0.9.4-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
network-manager-sstp-gnome_0.9.4-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb

1 Right click on libsstp-client0_1.0.9_i386.deb and open with “Ubuntu Software Center

2 Click on “install” to continue

3 Provide you Ubuntu password and click on “Authenticate” to continue

4 Once installed. Go back to downloads folder

5 Right click on sstp-client_1.0.9_i386 and open with “Ubuntu Software Center

6 Click on “install” to continue

7 Once installed. Go back to downloads folder

8 Right click on network-manager-sstp_0.9.4-0ubuntu2_i386.deb and open with “Ubuntu Software Center

9 Click on “install” to continue

10 Once installed. Go back to downloads folder

11 Right click on network-manager-sstp-gnome_0.9.4-0ubuntu2_i386.deb and open with “Ubuntu Software Center

12 Click on “install” to continue

13 Once installed. Go back to downloads folderCenter”

* After installing pacakges. Reboot your system.

Step2: Configure SSTP protocol

1 Click on “Network Manager Icon

2 Go to “VPN Connections” and select “Configure VPN…

3 Click on “Add

4 Click on drop down menu

5 Select “Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)” and click “Create

6 Do the following:

  • Insert Connection Name “PureVPN SSTP
  • Insert desired Gatway. Click here to get the server list
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Check “Ignore certificate warnings
  • Click on “Advanced

7 Do the following:

  • Uncheck “Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)
  • Check following options:
  • Allow BSD Data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression
  • Send PPP echo packets
  • Click on “OK

8 Click on “Save” and close the “Network connections” window

9 Do the following:

  • Click on “Network Connection Icon
  • Go to VPN Connections and select Newly created “PureVPN SSTP” connection

10 You are connected now. Enjoy the FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!

11 To disconnect VPN

  • Click on “Network Connection Icon
  • Go to VPN Connections and select “Disconnect VPN

Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

Please use the comment box for your suggestions, feedback or if you found another workaround for the problem. For additional help, please submit support ticket with errors and screen shots (if possible) or contact our 24/7 live chat.

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Comments (5 )

5 Comments

  1. PureVPN Team says:

    I am afraid it will not work. We only have PPTP Tutorial for command line.

    Let us know if we can help you with anything else!

  2. I was asking about sstp not pptp !
    should I just replace ppt with sstp in all of that?

  3. PureVPN Team says:

    Hi Adam,

    Thanks for reaching out. Kindly follow this tutorial https://support.purevpn.com/command-line-setup-in-debian-linux

    Let us know if you have further questions!

  4. how can I do it without clicking by a command line or script (Ubuntu 2016.04) ?

  5. how can I do it manually with command line or script without clicking (Ubuntu 2016.04) ??