RRAS is an acronym for Routing and Remote Access Service, which is a Microsoft API and software which allows administration of routing and remote access capabilities of the operating system.

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Problem with Routing between Hyper-V VM's

We have a few VM's on a Windows 2008 Server (Hyper-V) and are having a problem with routing between them. The setup is that the Hyper-V server runs RRAS and maps IP's on its NIC to internal IP's (192....
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Help with simple networking setup

I'm a developer by trade but because I'm therefore an "expert" at all things IT I'm find myself helping out at my wife's office from time-to-time... however I'm pushing my networking knowledge a ...
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VPN failure between two remote offices

I have three offices all with broadband routers feeding into Server 2003 running Routing and Remote Access that provides the clients with internet access. I have setup VPN connection between site1 ...
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RRAS NAT not forwarding for specific Hyper-V VM's

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 installation, with Hyper-V, RRAS and NAT setup. I'm having an issue with two of my VM's and RRAS NAT: Essentially, these two VM's will not communicate outside the ...
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Remove Remote Access Role from WS2012 R2

We have a Windows 2012 R2 server; we use it for AD domain controller and DNS. Can I remove the Remote Access role and the "DirectAccess and VPN (RAS)" Role Service (in Server Manager) from my machine? ...
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RRAS SSTP VPN IPv6 traffic is not able to be routed through server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials box which is configured with the basic RRAS VPN functionality, it isn't configured as a router, this functionality is not enabled and my R2 Essentials box ...
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RRAS Site-to-Site VPN Issues When Behind Edge Devices

I have two networks I would like to bridge using PPTP using Windows Server 2008 R2 on both ends. Network A is 10.150/16 subnet without DHCP available Network B is 192.168.150/24 subnet with DHCP ...
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RRAS 2012R2 NAT with isolated subnets

I'm trying to find a solution for this problem for many weeks I hope someone can help me. I have a rather simple network: Windows Server 2012R2 with multiple NICs A few subnets (VLANs) with DHCP's ...
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configuring RRAS for site to site demand dial

I have a windows 2008 R2 server with RRAS installed. I need it to make a demand dial connection to a remote VPN server. The type is PPTP. What I've do so far: Installed RRAS. In the properties ...
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L2TP Site to Site VPN issues

I have a windows 2008 r2 server that needs to establish a VPN connection to a remote VPN server. We're using the L2TP protocol with a pre-shared key. I initially used the New Demand Dial interface ...
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Is L2TP preshared key anywhere stored in plaintext on w2k8?

Some time ago I have configured l2tp vpn server on w2k8 rras that uses preshared key. Now I am trying to setup another client but the key that I have documented does not seem to be correct. I have ...
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Routing and Remote Access Service won't start after full disk

The HDD of the server was out of disk space, and after a reboot, RRAS won't start anymore on my 2008 R2 server. Error Details: Log Name: System Source: RemoteAccess Date: 2/5/...
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RRAS multiple different external IPs

I have a Windows 2008 RRAS server with 4 external IP's. Is it possible within RRAS to send outbound traffic through each external IP address once I'm connected to the VPN on that specific IP address? ...
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Can't connect to RRAS server remotely

I have a Windows Server 2003 with RRAS (1 NIC) configured. It works like a charm when I connect to the VPN server directly on the same LAN. But it fails when I try to connect to it from the WAN. So ...
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Can a Windows DirectAccess Server also be a RRAS server?

We are upgrading our domain to Windows server 2008 R2 and I was wondering if anyone here has ever tried to make a directaccess server run RRAS so that you could also support standard VPN clients as ...
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RRAS VPN server on 2008R2 — two subnets, how do I use DHCP?

This should be a relatively straightforward RRAS VPN setup, but I'm not getting the behavior I want. I have two subnets, a Prod Server subnet and a Client subnet. Both are publicly routable. I have ...
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block DHCP from reaching home router via RRAS Server 2003

Am struggling to get my head around this issue and feel I am missing something obvious or may have approached this in the wrong way and would be grateful of all help. I have an ESXi server ...
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How to route all packets through Windows web server 2008?

I have the following sitiuation I have dedicated server with IP 85.25.148.23/255.255.255.0 GW 85.25.148.1 running windows web server 2008 I installed VMware on it having linux centos OS I found a ...
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Hyper-V VM Lab + RRAS + RDP

My background is primarily .NET Development with some System Administration skills. I'm trying to set up a VM Lab for me to test System Applications I'm developing but I've only ever done System ...
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Intermittently failing PPTP VPN connections

I'm two weeks in as the System Administrator at a midsize manufacturing company with executives and sales staff who make heavy use of remote access. From almost the day I arrived, I started getting ...
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Setup VPN access on a windows dedicated server for browsing

I have a dedicated windows server. I want to create a VPN to encrypt my traffic (browsing, IM, etc) as I browse on my laptop using public wifi networks. What keywords should I be using to search ...
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VMware Server Host-Only Network Routing

I have a windows 2008 web server machine running VMware server. I have 3 VM's - All 3 are test servers so security isn't really a concern... each of them running windows 2008 standard and some of them ...
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RRAS VPN Server on Windows 2008 Behind NAT

Ok, so I have kind of a funky setup, let me see if I can describe it. I have a single VMware host with a public IP address 74.xx.xx.x Inside that host, I have 3 VM's Web Server - 1 NIC - 192.168....
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RRAS together with IPSec possible?

I have a server which basically acts as a router, but also offers some other services. The server has 3 interfaces, one leading to the main LAN and one to a server segment. Both these interfaces have ...
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How do you configure RRAS to use a different network segment for the VPN? [closed]

How do I configure RRAS to use a differnet network segment than my local network? Is it possible to change the IP Address for the Internal network interface on RRAS? And if so how do I do it? I ...
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How do I change a Routing and Remote Access NAT rule session timeout

I have to increase the HTTPS timeout in the routing and remote access nat rule so it works a little better with our ActiveSync direct push. I can't seem to find a netsh command nor a registry key. How ...
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Configure routing between two VPN clients through RRAS 2012

I need to connect to my office network from home. I have set up vpn connection on my home laptop and vpn connection on one of my office servers (internal network, IP - 10.0.0.13, connects through ...
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RRAS IKEv2 Behind Router

I have an installation of Server 2012 R2 running that I need to deploy an IKEv2 VPN on. It's my way of accessing files at my office. The current setup involves a NAT Router (Just a standard ISP-...
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RRAS not assigning DNS

I'm using RRAS as a VPN endpoint into our network. I have a static range setup for clients that connect and I can see the correct IP being assigned to a client, but the DNS server is set to 169.x.x.x ...
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Server 2012 R2 RRAS Inbound/Outbound Static Filters Not Working

I recently spun up a new Server 2012 R2 VM to use as a PPTP VPN server. The machine is fully patched, and has only the Remote Access role installed. Per standard configuration, the machine has two ...
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VPN server stopped functioning with Windows clients

Our Windows 2003R2 VPN server (Routing and Remote access) no longer lets Windows clients (Windows 7, with the latest MS patches) connect. The client tries, and craps out with Error 806. This is PPTP. ...
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Site-to-Site PPTP VPN connection between two Windows Server 2008 R2 servers

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 machines, one in our main office and one in a new office which we have just moved offsite. The main office has previously been handling client-to-server PPTP VPN ...
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HyperV guest external IP: RRAS NAT on host VS direct access to external network with Microsoft Virtual Switch?

I have Win2008 R2 HyperV host with one physical adapter running a bunch of VMs. I have a subnet of external IP addresses: x.x.x.208 / 255.255.255.240 I used to have the following setup: host OS ...
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VPN Connection Causes Internal LAN Connection Loss with Server

I've tried configuring basic PPTP VPN at my small business using a number of different tutorials. As far as I can tell, the actual VPN connection worked fine, but upon connecting a client, the Server '...
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How to configure RRAS to route all traffic through squid proxy?

I have a VPN server up and running on a windows server 2003. All the users are able to connect to the server and NAT their IP (use server IP and internet). but my problem is government filtering on my ...
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RRAS and Static Routes for VPN

I've searched and searched and cannot find an answer (that I can understand). Here's my situation: I've got an office network using IP addresses like 192.168.1.1-255 and a home network using the same ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 Foundation to route all Internet traffic through an OpenVPN connection using RRAS

First of all I'm not (yet) a fully trained IT professional but just a college student so please forgive me if some of the things I'm about to ask might seem "stupid" because the answers are totally ...
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Static routes for VPN clients not working in Windows Server 2008 R2 RRAS

I am configuring a simple hub-and-spoke VPN using Windows Server 2008 R2 and RRAS. It is going very well and I now have a router configured to establish a VPN connection to the server. However, I have ...
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RRAS PPTP VPN Connected but not get ping my local LAN

Two days back i had configure RRAS VPN server on Windows server 2008 Std R2 with two (LAN (192.168.100.173 with 255.255.255.0 subnet, without gateway,no DNS -- only ip Address was there) / WAN (...
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can't connect 2 subnets through RRAS 2008 r2

I'm working on a project for a networking class. In VMWare Workstation, I have to set up a 2008 r2 server with DHCP reservations for 2 clients on separate subnets and have them ping each other. Here ...
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RRAS with DHCP when the IP pool is on a different subnet

I run a small business network and the last couple of days I have been setting up some equipment to add VPN capabilities to our network. I've got the following set up: Windows 2008 R2 with RRAS - ...
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Using RRAS to route network traffic through a VPN to the internet

I was hoping someone could help me setup a RRAS server to provide the following functionality. CLIENT --> RRAS SERVER --> VPN --> INTERNET I've managed to get the client talking through the RRAS ...
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Hyper-V Test Bed for Forefront TMG 2010 Networking Issues

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 test bed for a Forefront TMG 2010 deployment and I can't seem to get the networking configured correctly. The set up is as follows: Hyper-V Host has two NICs, ...
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What steps can I follow to diagnose why PPTP VPN (rasClient) has suddenly stopped connecting?

I use my a Windows Server 2008 R2 workstation as a VPN client to a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN host. It has worked flawlessly for many months. All of sudden, rasClient stops connecting and throws: Error ...
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Windows Server 2008 DHCP with RRAS

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 which is a member of a domain, but is placed in a remote location. The server is directly connected to Internet. Clients need to access a particular insecure TCP ...
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2008r2 RRAS VPN issue due to poor domain naming. Any ideas?

We have a domain with 900+ clients and 250+ workstations that has the name of the domain the same as it's public domain name (we'll call it example.org). I'm trying to set up RRAS VPN, and it works ...
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What is a “remote access profile” in RAS?

I am trying to understand how RRAS and NPS work together so I can see if it would make sense to implement the two in our environment and I see references in one of the Sybex books using the term "...
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After enbaling VPN/NAT on 2008 R2 direct access to server is blocked (RDP, FTP,…)

After setting up VPN with NAT over RRAS configuration menu in windows server 2008 R2, direct access to server is blocked. Does anybody know why is this happening? How to enable RDP, FTP, and other ...
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SSTP VPN Windows Server 2008 - Clients can't access Internet Through the VPN

I have setup a SSTP VPN connect and it is assigning the local IP address to the client, e.g. 192.168.0.10. The server has two NICs, private and public. The private is on a 10.180.x.x IP address and ...
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Can't seem to ping servers on the intranet after connecting to RRAS

I've setup Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard running the DNS, ADDS and RRAS roles called DC01. I've also setup another Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard server running the Web Server roled called WEB01. ...