RE: Configuring W2K Pro for incoming PPTP?

From: Sullivan, Glenn (
Date: 08/07/02

From: "Sullivan, Glenn" <>
To: "''" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 15:09:38 -0400 

AFAIK, Win2K Pro cannot act as a VPN server without third party software.

Do you see something in the help files that says differently?

Glenn Sullivan, MCSE+I MCDBA
David Clark Company Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Spencer []
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:10 PM
Subject: Configuring W2K Pro for incoming PPTP?

I am attempting to configure my W2K Professional laptop to allow
incoming PPTP connections from another machine.

When utilizing the network connection wizard, I select "Accept incoming
connections" .. The next screen offers me only two choices:

1.) Xircom MPCI Modem 56
2.) Direct Parallel (LPT1)

If I understand the help files correctly, I should be given an option
for "VPN PPTP/L2TP" at this point. I would also assume this is where my
Intel PRO/100+ MiniPCI or possibly an "Internet" option would show up??
The NIC is operating fine, there are no driver issues.

I cannot find any information in the help files on how to add the
conspicuously missing VPN PPTP/L2TP option on the "Devices for incoming
connections" screen.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!


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