PPTP VPN using network manager

This is a setup instruction on how to set up the PPTP VPN connection with Linux network manager:

Click on the Network Manager icon in the system tray and open Network Connections


Next Add a new VPN connection.

Select Point-to-Point-Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) as connection type, then Create


Set Connection name to PadNet

Gateway address is login.padnet.de

As User name enter your PadNet user ID. This you can find in the registration e-mail, which you received after sign up on https://startup.padnet.de

To be able to enter the Password first click on to activate the dialog box


Enter your Password. The password is the one you choose at PadNet account registration.

Save the connection and close all windows


In the system tray navigate to VPN Connections and select the new connection PadNet