new Point-to-Point Protocol
npppd is a Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
and tunneling daemon capable of L2TP, PPTP, and PPPoE.
- Do not daemonize. If this option is specified,
npppdwill run in the foreground and log to stderr.
- Specify an alternative configuration file.
- Configtest mode. Only check the configuration file for validity.
npppd works with
pipex(4) to accelerate IP packet forwarding, but
pipex(4) is disabled by default. To enable it, set
net.pipex.enable to ‘1’ using
npppd uses PPTP, the host system
should allow GRE packets, but they are disabled by default. To enable GRE,
set net.inet.gre.allow to ‘1’ using
gre(4), pipex(4), pppx(4), tun(4), npppd.conf(5), npppctl(8), sysctl(8)
npppd program first appeared in
npppd program was written by Internet
Initiative Japan Inc.
l2tp-require-ipsec is set to
“yes” with an L2TP tunnel, all incoming L2TP/IPsec packets are