I've followed the advice in this guide:
And am not able to access pptp from a remote location (i.e. on
the WAN side of the firewall). I've done a port scan with nmap on
the WAN side and all ports are blocked and it in fact doesn't
even respond to a ping - which Iím guessing is the default
behavior. On the LAN side port 1723 (i.e. the pptp port) is open
and I was able to connect to pptp using the standard windows XP
built in client. I have the "pptp -> any rule" as described in
the pdf. Does anybody have any suggestions for allowing me to
remotely access pptp (i.e. through the WAN interface)?
I have enabled all ports on the wan side with a wan rule of * * *
* * and that didn't do anything to allow access to pptp from the
Or, if this is an egregious security error could somebody please
suggest a better alternative for remote access to the LAN.
Thanks for the help