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xl2tpd - Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol Daemon

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NAME

xl2tpd - Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol Daemon

DESCRIPTION

A Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol VPN client/daemon for Linux and other POSIX-based OSs. Based off of L2TPd 0.61 from
http://www.marko.net/l2tp and patches collected by Jacco de Leeuw at
http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/openswan-l2tp.html
 
Currently maintained by Xelerance
http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tpd/
 
xl2tpd implements the Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol, defined by RFC 2661.
 

OPTIONS

-D
This option prevents xl2tpd from detaching from the terminal and daemonizing.
 
-l
This option tells xl2tpd to use syslog for logging even when -D was specified.
 
-c <config file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate config file. Default is /etc/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.conf. Fallback configuration file is /etc/l2tpd/l2tpd.conf
 
-s <secret file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate "secrets" file. Default is /etc/xl2tpd/l2tp-secrets
 
-p <pid file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate pid file. Default is /var/run/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.pid
 
-C <control file>
Tells xl2tpd to use an alternate control file. Default is /var/run/xl2tpd/l2tp-control
 
 

FILES

/etc/xl2tpd/xl2tpd.conf /etc/xl2tpd/l2tp-secrets /var/run/xl2tpd/l2tp-control

BUGS

Please address bugs and comment to xl2tpd@lists.xelerance.com

SEE ALSO

xl2tpd.conf(5)

AUTHORS

Forked from l2tpd by Xelerance (http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tpd/
 
Michael Richardson <mcr@xelerance.com> Paul Wouters <paul@xelerance.com>
 
Many thanks to Jacco de Leeuw <jacco2@dds.nl> for maintaining l2tpd.
 
 
Previous development was hosted at sourceforge (http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/l2tpd) by:
Scott Balmos <sbalmos@iglou.com>
 
David Stipp <dstipp@one.net>
 
Jeff McAdams <jeffm@iglou.com>
 
 
Based off of l2tpd version 0.60
 
Copyright (C)1998 Adtran, Inc.
 
Mark Spencer <markster@marko.net>
Jeff McAdams