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Changing pptp port

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Is it possible to change the default port in windows XP Pro for PPTP. I am trying to set up a vpn connection with my two servers on one router. I have PPTP port 1723 forwarding to one one of the servers. I want to set it up so I can use PPTP to get to the other server also using a different port.
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by:holger12345
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Use a portmapper i.e. from http://www.analogx.com/contents/download/network/pmapper.htm
connect to your local port, that is forwrded to the necessary remote port

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PPTP establishes connection on TCP port 1723. This cannot be changed.
Once the connection is made, the actual tunnel is over GRE which cannot be port-forwarded. Most routers will support one and only one GRE tunnel at a time.
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yep .. sry .. i missed, that the GRE-Tunnel has no "TCP-port" ...
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by:zwig2002
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Thank you for your help. I will most likely use a Third party Program.
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