Increasing the security of PPTP by adding two-factor authentication to poptop - Page 3

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Submitted by nowen (Contact Author) (Forums) on Mon, 2008-02-25 17:51. ::

Configuring the Token Client

Download and install a WiKID Token client. You can manually validate yourself as a user from the WiKIDAdmin web interface. Once validated, select the Domain associated with the PPTP VPN:

Enter the PIN:


And you will get back the one-time passcode. The OTP is time-bounded, but the time can be set on the WiKID server to whatever you want:


Now, bring up the PPTP connection we created earlier and enter the WiKID one-time passcode into the password box along with the appropriate username:

You should see a "Connecting..." window followed by a notice that you are connected:


If you are getting an error, check both /var/log/messages on the pptp server and the WiKID logs via the WiKIDAdmin web interface for potential problems.

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