How To: PPTP VPN on Ubuntu 12.04 (pptpd)

PPTP VPN on Ubuntu 12.04 (pptpd)

Install Software sudo apt-get install pptpd ufw Allow Ports 22 and 1723…

Install Software
sudo apt-get install pptpd ufw

Allow Ports 22 and 1723 on UFW and Enable UFW
Warning: if you are connected to SSH on a port other than 22, please adjust the first command accordingly so you don’t get kicked off.

sudo ufw allow 22
sudo ufw allow 1723
sudo ufw enable

Edit /etc/ppp/pptpd-options
use your favourite editor in this case I use “sudo nano /etc/ppp/pptpd-options” and make sure you have the following parameters for encryption.

refuse-pap
refuse-chap
refuse-mschap
require-mschap-v2
require-mppe-128

Joomla

Use joomla default recaptcha plugin in Your Component or Module

1) Get reCaptcha keys from http://www.google.com/recaptcha 2) Set these keys to reCaptcha…

1) Get reCaptcha keys from http://www.google.com/recaptcha

2) Set these keys to reCaptcha plugin and activate it if it’s not.

3) Put below code where you want to show reCaptcha

//php code
JPluginHelper::importPlugin('captcha');
$dispatcher = JDispatcher::getInstance(); $dispatcher->trigger('onInit','dynamic_recaptcha_1');
//html code inside form tag
<div id="dynamic_recaptcha_1"></div>

4) Put this code where you validating/processing the form

$post = JRequest::get('post');
JPluginHelper::importPlugin('captcha');
$dispatcher = JDispatcher::getInstance();
$res = $dispatcher->trigger('onCheckAnswer',$post['recaptcha_response_field']);
if(!$res[0]){
die('Invalid Captcha');
}