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Point to point tunneling protocol (PPTP)

Point to point tunneling protocol (PPTP) is a special TCP/IP-based transport proto9col that encrypts all traffic before transmission across a network link and decrypts all incoming traffic from a network link. PPTP permits the Internet (and other public IP-based networks) to function as part of a VPN.

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