Posted on 2009-04-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

I have installed PPTP on my linux server has Centos 5.2 but the MSN messenger didn't working when i try to connect to windows live messenger
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Sorry - can I clarify.

When you try to connect to windows live messenger are you trying to connect through a VPN, or outside a VPN tunnel.  Are you trying to connect to Windows Live messenger from the server..?

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I trying to connect to Windows Live messenger  using VPN

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Roachy1979 earned 500 total points
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Ok....does your internet traffic route through the VPN?  Is there a proxy on the VPN server, and if so, can you configure the windows live messenger software to use the proxy?  

If not, set up Squid on the Centos box and configure Windows Live Messenger to use it...

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