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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Windows remote access server (PPTP) advertised routes

How does a routing and remote access server pick up routes to advertise to clients, and where can a list of routes being provided be reviewed? One of our users is reporting that the server is ...
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RRAS won't route with a /23, but will with two /24

I've had a route in Windows Server 2008 R2 RRAS that's been working for a long time, which is 192.168.100.0/24. The network on the other side of that link recently added a new subnet, ...
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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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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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Route Server 08 R2 VPN (PPTP) traffic to two subnets (public & private)

I recently transitioned our VPN server from a Windows Server '03 box to '08 R2, both using built-in Routing and Remote Access for PPTP connections. Our firewall has a rule that forwards traffic from a ...
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Windows 2003 vs Windows 2008 VPN

I'm having trouble to figure out something that Microsoft changed from Win 2003->2008 VPN. This is my setup: office #1 subnet #1: 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0 subnet #2: 10.202.0.0/255.255.0.0 ...
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Do I really need RRAS for serving a PPTP connection?

Setting up PPTP has been a pain so far in Windows Server 2003. I've already tried creating a new network connection, which creates some kind of network adapter for "Incoming connections", which ...
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Is it possible to use RRAS to create a tunnel over same subnet

I would like to setup some form of secure tunnel between servers on the same lan. We are currently using rackspace for cloud hosting, and would like to secure all communications over the 'private' ...
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Is it possible to have an account login more than once to Windows Server 2k3 VPN (RRAS)?

I'm creating an account for one of our support vendors to be able to login to VPN on our Windows 2003 AD domain. There may be multiple engineers logging in to the network, so is there a way to have a ...
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Why would NPS suddenly stop authenticating users?

We use a computer running Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) with the RRAS and NPS roles to authenticate users for VPN and wireless access over RADIUS. This configuration has been working great for more ...
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Moving to DHCP relay with our Cisco routers and Windows 2008. How to transition smoothly?

We currently have a pretty simple setup. We have a 2008 Windows Server using DHCP for our clients. We have a remote site that has 10 people. The remote site currently get their IPs from the router, ...
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No DNS resolving with VPN (RRAS)

I have a RRAS server setup on a Windows 2003 machine with two NIC's. The VPN works like a charm, I can ping all the other computers on the network. But it fails when I try to access resources with ...
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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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Routing between two subnets on Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 box. One interface is on a VPN (5.140.164.156/8) and one is on the local netowrk (192.168.1.253/24) I have enabled RRAS and on a different machine on my LAN I have added a ...
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RRAS VPN Issues - Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to setup a VPN on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 box that is running Hyper-V. I have setup the VPN using the RRAS and can connect to this VPN from my PC - however I can't access any ...
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Single NIC VPN Setup on Server 2008 R2 and RRAS

Is it possible to set up a VPN server on a machine running Server 2008 R2, when you only have one NIC? I'm trying to connect to my server with the following setup Windows 7 -> Internet -> Linksys ...
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VPN client has severe intermittent connectivity issue with Windows 2008 RRAS server, but NOT with the other remote servers

I have a Windows 2008 server setup in the cloud as a RRAS running VPN access and NAT. It is joined to a domain controller also running in the cloud. A Windows 7 VPN client connects using SSTP to the ...
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Windows Server 2008 VPN creates a DNS record and breaks server access for internal clients

We have a server running Windows Server 2008. It runs DC, DNS etc and has RRAS configured. Users can VPN OK, with no issues. Under normal operation server can be found at .3, however once a VPN user ...
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Hyper-v Internal Network - No internet Access

I am trying to setup a virtual network in Hyper-V to give my VM internet access. I have created an internal and external network, and I see both connections inside of the Network Connections manager. ...
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VirtualBox, client can't connect to Windows server 2008 (2 NIC's)

I have a virutal environment as follows: a Windows server 2008 with two NIC's. One NIC is connected to internel 'LAN' and the other to 'LAN2'. Roles: DHCP, AD, DNS and RRAS. a Windows 7 client. The ...
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RAS log analyzer (PPTP / L2TP VPN)

I'm looking for a free log analyzer for windows 2003 RAS logs, specifically VPN logs. My goal is to determine how many times a particular user connects. I googled of course and found 100s of links, ...
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Can't VPN into WS2008R2

I am a new administrator to Windows Server 2008 R2. I am trying to set up a VPN connection to my server with not much luck. Thus far I can connect to my server with a VPN PPTP connection but I ...
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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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Static IPv4 tunnel with Windows Server 2008

Is it possible to create any sort of plain (IPv4, non-ipsec) static tunnel interface using only components of Windows server? Any protocol will do as long as there is reasonable linux support for the ...
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Getting error when trying to connect to home VPN server

I have setup a RRAS server on my AD machine running WS2008R2. When I set the RRAS to use a static IP pool, I can connect from my VPN just fine (I'm connecting from the built-in VPN client in Windows ...
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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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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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Using RRAS to bridge two networks

I have the following setup: Server A has two NIC's - one connected to each switch. Server B just has a NIC connected to the internal switch. Server A and Server B can both ping each other. But ...
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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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Windows 2003 - RAS service - VPN client can only connect to server, not internal network

Here is my diagram http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/263/vpnt.png/ Server has two NIC: One connect to Internet, one connect to internal network. RAS service is configured with static IP pool on the ...
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Windows Server (SBS) 2008 - Telephony service won't start (missing permissions)

I am running a SBS 2008 server. It's setup as the domain controller for the network. After a reboot, the Telephony service (and all services that depend on it) refuses to start under the Network ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 missing PPP adapter - where are the clients supposed to connect to?

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box. It has one NIC, with the address 192.168.0.2. We set up RRAS, enabled VPN protocols, and told it to use a static address pool, 192.168.0.224-239. On our router, ...
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VPN server setup on a 2008 R2 Hyper-V VPS

I am renting a Windows 2008 R2 VPS (Hyper-V). It has 1 network adapter which has a public IP statically assigned. I wish to allow incoming VPN connections, so that I can access SMB for a central file ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RRAS VPN client routing

Our company network is 10.0.0.0/24 (not /8 as the class suggests, this wasn't my decision, and sadly can't be changed). We set up an RRAS VPN server. Windows 7 clients are advised to be set up not to ...
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RRAS on Win2k8 has bound to additional IP address 443 - how to stop?

I have Apache 2.2 running Subversion on my Win2k8 box. This has been setup for a few years like this. The server has 1x NIC, with 2x IP addresses assigned, eg: 192.168.1.50 192.168.1.51 The ...
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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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Disable Windows Firewall (on server) for VPN-Connected Clients

I'm working with a friend who is having an issue with failed RDP hacking attempts eating up bandwidth on his server. His server is a Windows Server 2008 R2 box which is directly connected to the ...
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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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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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After NAT how to setup VPN in windows server 2008 r2?

We have one windows server 2008 R2 with about 10 Hyper-V virtual machines. We've used wizard that comes when you enable RRAS to setup NAT, so that virtual machines can connect to internet (and to ...
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How do I fix Hyper-V Guest OS connectivity problems through RRAS/NAT?

I have a Hyper-V host machine with NAT set up for my guest virtual machine. At a client site, the host connects to a wireless network through a cert (and then there's a proxy to access the extranet). ...
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Configuring RRAS and network settings on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a brand new Windows server 2008 R2, which I want to configure for one of our branch offices connected by a permanent VPN link. I have configured RRAS before but this time I am having a few ...
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How can I configure Windows Server 2003 to route to each other using VPN?

I'm using two Windows Server 2003 machines. Our professor asked us to have the two routers communicate with one another via VPN. Here's a diagram of the setup: Is there a tutorial online you ...
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Route through site-to-site VPN not working

I'm trying to set up a site-to-site VPN using RRAS on two 2K8r2 servers since yesterday. The connection is working at this point, but I can't get it to send traffic from one site to the other one. ...
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Trouble printing to local printer when connected to VPN with split-tunneling enabled

I'm a volunteer network admin for a multi-tenant non-profit office space. One of our new tenants uses a VPN to connect to remote resources using RRAS and Small Business Server 2008. They also have a ...
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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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Routing a PPTP client and VMware Server instance running on the same box

I have a Windows 2003 SBS box. It has 2 physical NIC's: WAN and LAN. The WAN is a public IP. The LAN is a simple 192.168.2.x subnet with Microsoft DHCP Server. Microsoft Routing and Remote Access ...
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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 ...