On 8/1/07, Jimmy Gelhaar <jgelhaar at mac dot com> wrote:
> I was wanting to turn of PPTP access for certain users temporarily
> tonight and I didn't see an easy way to do it.
> Essentially this is the reason: I'm working on a system that has
> access to VPN users and I need to shut down their access while I work
> on the system. Unfortunately the system I'm working on needs to be
> running 'live', so I can't just shut it down so people don't use it.
> Instead, if I could just shut down the PPTP access for some of the
> users, that would be the easiest. I don't want to shut it down
> completely, because I still need to access through it myself.
> My temporary solution was just to change the external IP address of
> the m0n0wall and I'll change it back when I'm done. (All of their
> other traffic is going through another router, so I'm not taking down
> other services by doing this.
> Hopefully this makes sense. If not, ask questions. Thanks for any
> help you can provide.
On the VPN: PPTP: Users page create yourself a username and password
and delete the others. If you have a lot of others and you can
tolerate a couple reboots, you could cut the other usernames out of
the config file, upload it, do your work, re-upload the full config