How to setup site-to-site PPTP VPN on TP-LINK Router
Site-to-Site PPTP VPN connection is established between two VPN routers.To setup Site-to-Site PPTP VPN on TL-LINK Routers, please follow the instructions below.
- Verify the settings needed for PPTP VPN on Router
- Configuring a PPTP Server on TP-LINK router(Router A)
- Configuring a PPTP Client on TP-LINK router(Router B)
Verify the settings need for PPTP VPN on Router
Router A’s Status Page:
Router B’s Status Page:
Configuring a PPTP Server on TP-LINK router
Step 1 : Access Router A’s management page, click on VPN->L2TP/PPTP->IP Address Pool, enter Pool Name and IP Address Range, and then click on Add.
NOTE: IP Address pool must be different range from LAN IP address range.
Step 2 : Go to L2TP/PPTP Tunnel, look for protocol, select PPTP; the Mode should be Server.
Step 3 : Enter Account Name and Password whatever you like, here we use “pptp” as account name, password is “pptp”.
Step 4 : Under Tunnel, select LAN-to-LAN.
Step 5 : Under IP Address Pool, select “VPN” we have added before.
Step 6 : Under Remote Subnet, enter Router B’s local subnet, we enter “192.168.1.0/24” in this example.
Step 7 : Look for Status, select Active.
Step 8 : Click on Add and then click on Save.
Configuring a PPTP client on TP-LINK Router
Step 1 : Access Router B’s management page, go to L2TP/PPTP Tunnel, look for protocol, select PPTP; the Mode should be Client.
Step 2 : Enter “pptp” as Account Name and “pptp” as Password.
Step 3 : Under Server IP, enter Router A’s IP address, which is 188.8.131.52.
Step 4 : Under Remote Subnet, enter Router A’s local subnet, we enter “192.168.0.0/24” in this example.
Step 5 : Look for Status, select Active.
Step 6 : Click on Add and then click on Save.
Step 7: If the PPTP tunnel is established successfully, you can check it on List of Tunnel.
Also, PC within the local subnet of Router B, can ping Router A’s LAN IP (192.168.0.1).