Setup Ivacy VPN on Debian Linux


It’s time to setup Ivacy VPN on your linux system. For this, you need to have an active internet connection and an Ivacy VPN account. If you have not subscribed for Ivacy VPN account, click here to subscribe now. This tutorial is based on command line setup on Debian Linux.

Let’s start.

Step 1

On the command line, type the following command, to #install PPTP software

apt-get install pptp-linux


Step 2

Edit /etc/ppp/chap-secrets. Type the following command:

vi /etc/ppp/chap-secrets


Step 3

Now, type the following command:

Email PPTP Password *

(for email, you should use your Ivacy email; and for password, you should use your Ivacy VPN password)


Step 4

#create /etc/ppp/peers/ivacy-us7 with the following command:

vi /etc/ppp/peers/ivacy-us7

add the following commands:

pty "pptp --nolaunchpppd"
remotename PPTP
file /etc/ppp/options.pptp
refuse-eap noauth

To add a route to the routing table


Step 5

In order to automatically add a new entry, whenever Ivacy VPN connection is established, you must create and edit the following command:


and change it to:

vi /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ivacy-us7-route  


Step 6

Add the following command:


route add -net dev ppp0


Step 7

To make the file executable, type the following command:

chmod +x /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ivacy-us7-route


Step 8

Connect Ivacy VPN with the following command

pppd call ivacy-us7

Now, you are connected to Ivacy VPN. Enjoy privacy with Ivacy VPN.


Step 9

To check the logs, type the following command:

tail -f /var/log/messages

If you are having any difficulty in setting up Ivacy VPN connection on your Debian Linux system, feel free to contact our customer support team.



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