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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP: connection hangs after a few moments
 Date:  Sat, 5 Mar 2005 19:54:44 -0500
On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 19:02:15 +0100, Thomas Siegenthaler <thosi at thosi dot ch> wrote:
> Hi folks
> 
> I have some very annoying problems with my PPTP connections.
> 
> I'm using PPTP to get access to my company server behind the m0n0wall. My
> client runs on Windows 2000 pro. After I opened the tunnel, I start a RDP
> (Remote
> 
> Desktop) session to the Windows 2003 Server on the remote side. Then, after
> I successfully logged in to the server, it takes about 1-2 minutes and my
> PPTP hangs. No chance to send any byte trought it. The only solution is to
> kill the PPTP session and open it again. After 1-2 minutes, it crashes
> again.
> 
> I also tried with just pinging to the server. Sometimes the tunnel works
> fine, sometimes it hangs.
> 
> I tried the fireware version 1.11, 1.2b5 and 1.2b6.

What is the remote PPTP server?  Is it logging anything pertinant?  Is
your Windows box logging anything pertinant?

-Chris