Ok a while back I promised a part 2 for the VPN configuration guides so here it finally is. I dont know why i didnt get this done sooner considering it will be quick and painless. I will cover both XP and Windows 7 but not Vista. Dont worry Vista is a combination of both so you can figure it out from the following screenshots and article. I will start by covering a few things that apply to any client OS. First you need to get the IP address of the server that you wish to connect VIA VPN to.
This Guide will walk you through the process of setting up a VPN server role on Windows Server 2008 Lets get started Start by logging in as an administrator or an account with administrative privileges Open “Administrative Tools” then select “Server Manager” Alternatively you can enter the run command “server” into the search box of the start menu Right click on “Roles” to the left and select “Add Roles” Click next and then select “Network Policy and Access Services” then click next and then next again Select “Routing and Remote Access Services” then click next and finally install Now open
This Guide will walk you through the process of setting up a VPN server role on Windows XP Professional Lets get started Start by firing up your Windows XP machine and make sure you are logged in as an Administrator You will have wanted to already set a static IP on the machine that will be acting as your VPN server Please reference my other guide on how to set a static IP, if it is not up yet Google can be your best friend Open your “Network Connections” and click on the file menu to select “New Connection” A