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  1. ProPPP release announcement

    Wed 13 January 2016
    By Tom Parkin

    In 1.8.0 we welcomed a new component to the ProL2TP suite. This post takes a look at ProPPP, a scalable PPP server.

  2. ProL2TP Debugging: Part 2 - Improving Debug Features

    Tue 05 November 2013
    By James Chapman

    ProL2TP has a flexible debug system. In this, the last of two articles, I discuss the improvements that were made in our 1.6 release which help operators configure the debug system.

  3. ProL2TP Debugging: Part 1 - Debug Features

    Mon 09 September 2013
    By James Chapman

    ProL2TP has a flexible debug system. In this, the first of two articles, I describe the debug features and how to use them to diagnose problems.

  4. Porting ProL2TP to a new platform: Part 3 - Qualification

    Wed 14 August 2013
    By Chris Elston

    ProL2TP has been ported to a number of different platforms. In this final article of the series, I describe how we go about qualifying a new port of such a configurable package.

  5. Porting ProL2TP to a new platform: Part 2 - Kernel Modules

    Wed 07 August 2013
    By Chris Elston

    ProL2TP has been ported to a number of different platforms. In this second in a series of three articles, I look at cross compiling the ProL2TP kernel modules.

  6. Porting ProL2TP to a new platform: Part 1 - Cross Compiling ProL2TP

    Wed 31 July 2013
    By Chris Elston

    ProL2TP has been ported to a number of different platforms. In this first in a series of three articles, I'll take you through the process we use to get ProL2TP up and running.

  7. L2TP protocol extensibility - good or bad?

    Fri 14 June 2013
    By James Chapman

    This article asks whether the L2TP protocol designers made a mistake when they allowed for vendor-specific extensions in protocol implementations. Could this lead to L2TP interoperability problems?

  8. ProL2TP 1.6 is now available!

    Mon 03 June 2013
    By Tom Parkin

    ProL2TP 1.6 is now available, bringing with it a range of new features and improvements. In this post I'll take a look at what the release contains.

  9. Performance improvements in ProL2TP 1.5

    Fri 24 May 2013
    By Tom Parkin

    The ProL2TP 1.5 release incorporated significant performance improvements over the 1.4.x series. This post explores how we tracked down hotspots in our code, and what we did to fix them.

  10. How and why we ported our build to GNU Autotools

    Wed 10 April 2013
    By Tom Parkin

    ProL2TP 1.5 introduced an updated build system. In this post I take a look at the process of implementing a new build system based on Gnu Autotools.

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