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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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 - ...
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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?

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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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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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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Starting RRAS service blocks RDP access to RRAS server on internal interface? (2008 R2)

Has anyone else seen this behavior? I have a VPN server (Win2008 R2) with two network interfaces; RRAS is configured on the 'external' interface, and I am RDP'ed into the 'internal' interface. As ...
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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. ...
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Windows SBS 2K8 and VPN

We need a VPN for our office so people can connect and access files, etc. Currently we have a Netgear router with VPN capability but Netgear's ProShare VPN client (as far as I can tell) doesn't ...
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pptp server 2003 hands out gateway from nic not dhcp server

I have created a pptp RRAS server for a handful of clients to connect to. I would like them to use the servers default gateway (.1) for internet access. They are able to successfully connect (& ...
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Windows Server 2008 - one MAC Address, assign multiple external IP's to VirtualBoxes running as guests on host [closed]

Couldn't find any help @ google or here. The scenario: Windows Server 2008 Std x64 on i7-975, 12 GB RAM. The server is running in a data centre. One hardware NIC - RealTek PCIe GBE -> one MAC ...
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RRAS DNS Entries from Windows Vista / 7 Clients

How do I stop a Win 2003 RRAS server from sending it's own DNS info to the VPN Client? We have RRAS running on Win 2003 Server. The server has a fixed IP, but the RRAS is setup to use DHCP for ...
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Reverse NAT Setup for Hyper-V on Win 2008 R2

I'm trying to setup a Linux server behind a Windows Hyper-V host that will help supply some of the services (SSH, HTTPS, etc). However getting RRAS configured for reverse NAT (port forwarding) turned ...
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RRAS Blocks Exchange

Injust managed to setup RRAS on our windows 200 r2 server which also acts as an exchange server 2010. The RRAs was setup to allow VPN connections. When I enable the service (RAS) i think i can ...
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Cannot Ping a server after configuring the Routing and Remote Access Services

After configuring the Routing and Remote Access Services to be a both VPN and NAT service, I cannot ping that server anymore from the external side. But when I configure it to be just a VPN server, or ...
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Is there a way to find out who was previously assigned an IP via RRAS VPN?

I need to figure out who had a specific IP for an event from yesterday that was connected through our RRAS VPN. Are any logs or anything else where I can find this information? I've looked at Event ...
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RAS server using SIP/h323?

We currently have a few modems (using standard POTS lines from the telco) connected to a server 2003 box running RRAS for remote access connections (mainly remote data pushes). We also have a Cisco ...
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Distributed development staff needing a common IP range

I work on a development staff that is geographically distributed, mostly all throughout the state of CA, but several key members also must travel frequently. We rely quite heavily on a 3rd party ...
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Routing and Remote Access Port Mapping not applied to localhost

I've set up Routing and Remote Access (Windows Server 2003) to forward publicip:80 to a server on the private internal network, and that's working great. Incoming requests from the internet to port 80 ...
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Server loses Internet connectivity every hour on the hour

I have a Server 2003 Small Business Server that loses Internet connectivity every hour on the hour, for about 15-20 minutes. I can't figure out what's causing it. The machine still has LAN ...
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Windows 2008 Standard 64bit only have VPN & Dial Up options in Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard

System: Windows 2008 SP2 Standard Version 64Bit Network Card: only 1 Object: Set up VPN Guide: http://blog.thesysadmins.co.uk/server-2008-r2-pptp-vpn-with-1-nic.html Problem: How come I can only ...
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Accessing machine by name in a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN not working as required

I have a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN with two clients (both running Windows 7). The VPN works as expected, except that I am unable to access any of the three machines in the network using their Windows ...
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RRAS on 2008R2 with routing and NAT

I am looking for advise to set up a Windows 2008R2 based router with NAT functionality. My current network consists of a few subnets (reserved + real ip addresses), e.g. 10.20.30.0/24, 10.20.40.0/24 ...
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RRAS VPN on windows 2k3 AD, can access rras server only

I'm setting up a test lab and here is the current configuration: 192.168.86.201 - a windows 2003 machine acting as PDC with AD/DNS/DHCP/WINS. 192.168.86.62 - windows 2003 machine is the RRAS server ...
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Server 2003 Natting and dual Nics

Ok guys Im sure this is a pretty simple solution but im not exactly sure what the answer may be. I have setup a lab. 6 server 2003 Standard installs and 1 server 2008 install. I have 2 Dcs and the ...
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When I connect to our Windows VPN, my Outlook client loses it's connection

The title basically says it all, but I will elaborate. I have my Outlook client setup to use the Outlook Anywhere feature. This works fine when not connected to our VPN. However, when I connect to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2, RRAS and NAT

I have a server running VMWare ESXi with one physical NIC. This server is running 3 VMs (S1, S2, and S3) which are all running Windows Server 2008 R2. I want to set up NAT routing on this server ...
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RRAS vs ISA Server vs Forefront Threat Management Gateway

I was hoping someone could explain to me the differences between RRAS, ISA Server and Forefront Threat Management Gateway. As far as I can tell they all sort of do exactly the same thing? RRAS ...
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pptp on Ubuntu server can't ping other machines on the LAN

We have a simple pptp setup on our windows 2k3 server. So far all clients can connect just fine, mac and windows. However I tried connecting an ubuntu server using pptp and the connection is fine I ...
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One user not able to VPN into a machine

One of my users cannot vpn into my network and is getting a "connection refused" error. So, I'm using Win2K Routing and Remote access for vpn, via PPTP. However, other users have no problems getting ...
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how to disable RRAS on windows 2008 r2 pre-reserving blocks of IPs

I have a problem where one of the DHCP scopes has exhausted its scope of IPs. Investigating, I found that a couple of the window 2008 r2 servers were reserving blocks of IPs for RAS running on the ...
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Routing and Remote Access Preventing Hyper-V VM shutdown

I have a Windows Server 2012 domain controller with Routing and Remote Access as well as Hyper-V installed. When I try to shut down a Hyper-V VM, the VM goes into the stopping state and never actually ...