RE: Configuring W2K Pro for incoming PPTP?

From: Sullivan, Glenn (GSullivan@DavidClark.com)
Date: 08/07/02


From: "Sullivan, Glenn" <GSullivan@DavidClark.com>
To: "'security-basics@securityfocus.com'" <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
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 [mailto:dreadnought@arsenal.net]
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 12:10 PM
To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
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!

Mark

-------------------------------------------
Introducing NetZero Long Distance
Unlimited Long Distance only $29.95/ month!
Sign Up Today! www.netzerolongdistance.com