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xl2tpd: Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol Daemon

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 [at] lists.xelerance.com

AUTHORS

Forked from l2tpd by Xelerance (http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tpd/

Michael Richardson <mcr [at] xelerance.com> Paul Wouters <paul [at] xelerance.com>

Many thanks to Jacco de Leeuw <jacco2 [at] dds.nl> for maintaining l2tpd.

Previous development was hosted at sourceforge (http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/l2tpd) by:

Scott Balmos <sbalmos [at] iglou.com>
David Stipp <dstipp [at] one.net>
Jeff McAdams <jeffm [at] iglou.com>

Based off of l2tpd version 0.60
Copyright (C)1998 Adtran, Inc.
Mark Spencer <markster [at] marko.net>

SEE ALSO

xl2tpd.conf(5)