Setup PPTP VPN on openSUSE Linux

This tutorial explains how to set up a PPTP VPN for openSUSE Linux. Follow step-by-step to set up a Linux openSUSE PPTP VPN.

  • We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the PPTP protocol.
  • 1: Open your openSUSE network settings and click "+" sign

    openSUSE VPN

    2: Select "Point-to-Point-Tunneling-Protocol (PPTP)" and click "Create"

    VPN for openSUSE

    3: Click "Advanced"


    4: Check mark "MSCHAP" and MSCHAPv2" and click "OK"

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    5: Enter the following information:

  • Name: Any name for your VPN such as "PPTP VPN"
  • Gateway: Enter the PPTP VPN server address provided by your VPN service provider
  • User name: Enter the username as provided by your VPN service provider
  • Password: Enter the password as provided by your VPN service provider
  • Click on "Save"
  • openSUSE PPTP

    6: Now your PPTP VPN on openSUSE has been created. Right click on it and connect.

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    PPTP VPN protocol on OpenSLinux has been connected now. Later, you can connect and disconnect VPN on openSUSE Linux from the same option.

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    Unable to Connect PPTP VPN on openSUSE Linux?

    If you're unable to connect PPTP on openSUSE Linux, then first make sure that your provided information (PPTP server address, username and password) is correct. Still if it doesn't connect then open terminal/ konsole and enter these commands one by one:

  • Type in: sudo sysctl net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_helper=1
  • Type in: echo net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_helper=1 | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/98-nf_conntrack.conf
  • Now connect again to the PPTP on openSUSE Linux

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  • By following the steps given above, you can set up a Linux openSUSE VPN using the PPTP VPN protocol. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the PPTP on Linux, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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