How To Install l2tpns on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install l2tpns on Kali Linux. l2tpns is layer 2 tunnelling protocol network server (LNS)

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install l2tpns on Kali Linux.

What is l2tpns

l2tpns is a daemon designed to terminate large volumes of layer 2 tunnelling protocol (RFC 2661: L2TP) sessions.

The daemon supports up to 65535 sessions plus features such as rate limiting, walled garden, usage accounting, and clustering (for both load-sharing and redundancy).

Note that only the LNS side of the L2TP protocol is implemented, for a more complete L2TP implementation see the l2tpd package.

There are three ways to install l2tpns on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install l2tpns Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install l2tpns using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install l2tpns

Install l2tpns Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install l2tpns using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install l2tpns

Install l2tpns Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install l2tpns using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install l2tpns

How To Uninstall l2tpns on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the l2tpns package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove l2tpns

Uninstall l2tpns And Its Dependencies

To uninstall l2tpns and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove l2tpns

Remove l2tpns Configurations and Data

To remove l2tpns configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge l2tpns

Remove l2tpns configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove l2tpns configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge l2tpns

References

Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install l2tpns using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.