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The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a method for creating virtual private networks. PPTP allows the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) to be tunneled through an IP network on TCP port 1723. PPTP has many security vulnerabilities and is considered obsolete.

Client

KERNEL Enabling TUN/TAP device driver support
Device Drivers --->
  [*] Network device support --->
        [*]   Network core driver support
        <*>     Universal TUN/TAP device driver support

Server

KERNEL Enabling TUN/TAP device driver support
Device Drivers --->
  [*] Network device support --->
        [*]   Network core driver support
        <*>     Universal TUN/TAP device driver support
KERNEL Enabling PPP support
Device Drivers --->
  [*] Network device support --->
        <M>   PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
        <M>     PPP BSD-Compress compression
        <M>     PPP Deflate compression
        [*]     PPP filtering
        <M>     PPP MPPE compression (encryption)
        <M>     PPP over Ethernet
        <M>     PPP support for async serial ports
        <M>     PPP support for sync tty ports

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