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 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 ...
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RRAS Svr on win 2003 provides same gateway as the ip to vpn clients and subnet as 255.255.255.255

I've setup a RRAS Svr on win 2003 svr, to provide VPN access to clients. I've followed all directions in microsoft documentation to finish the setup. A VPN client successfully connects when I ...
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Cannot connect to a VPN server - authentication failed with error code 691

When trying to connect to a VPN server, I get the 691 error code on the client, which say: Error Description: 691: The remote connection was denied because the user name and password ...
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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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Windows 2008 Routing and Remote access server - access to the internet

I have a windows 2008 r2 remote access server set up and running. The remote access works fine. My problem is that the remote access server itself doesn't have access to the internet. The box has two ...
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VPN troubleshooting

I have a user that is having trouble VPN to the office. What are you top troubleshooting things to try to find out where the problem is. The error the user is getting is Error 806 - a connection ...
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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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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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VPN DHCP addressing

Got a situation where a VPN connection is being sporadic in its routing. Its a Windows Server 2003 environment, and the server is handling both DHCP and RRAS. When I look in DHCP, not all of the ...
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Assistance on setup to Connect an offsite server to the LAN via RRAS VPN - Server 2008 R2

I have an office LAN protected using a Zyxel Zywall USG 300. I've set up an L2TP/ipsec VPN on that which accepts connections using a shared secret and I've tested this from multiple clients. I have a ...
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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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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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When connected to Windows VPN and I do an nslookup it shows the DNS server's IP but name is unknown

When I connect to my RRAS VPN I am having an issue where the VPN clients can ping/connect to servers by IP and their FQDN but not by their basic hostname. When I did an nslookup on a VPN client it ...
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When connected to Windows VPN (RRAS) I'm able to ping by FQDN but not Hostname

I'm sure there must be some sort of setting that I need to change but I'm not sure what it is. The VPN clients are using their local gateway and not the remote gateway. For instance: I can connect ...
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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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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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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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How do I setup a site-to-site VPN between two Windows 2008 servers?

We have a Windows 2008 server that we want to move offsite to the cloud (we're using Rackspace). It has to talk to our Active Directory domain constantly, so we need a stable site-to-site VPN between ...
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Windows RRAS multi-network routing

I am looking for advice, comments and suggestions from anyone who has used Windows RRAS (2008 R2 Pref.) as the primary routers for our multiple offices. We have multiple physical office locations and ...
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Persistent connection between RRAS servers?

I currently have a Server 2008 server at the office and a Server 2008 R2 server at a Data Center. Both have RRAS installed for PPTP VPN access. The office server is behind a router, is there a way ...
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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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Login-time quota for VPN users

I have configured Routing and Remote Access Service in Windows Server 2003 as the VPN server. VPN users are defined in Active Directory which is running on this server too. How i can configure the ...
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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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Cannot connect to my VPN Server from another network

ok here is the deal. I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with RRAS installed configured for VPN. I also have DHCP running. On my DC I have AD running and they're connected with my domain. I am only using ...
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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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Cannot access server shares over VPN

I've set up a single hosted server to use as a development environment for a web-based application. The web app is served up fine on port 80, however I'm struggling to get my VPN to behave how I'd ...
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RRAS Problem routing to central site from RRAS server only?

Given is an office connected to headquarters using a RRAS bridge (2 virtual machines using RRAS to route between the two networks). Naming: The office is A, the RRAS on A is a-lnk. THe headquartters ...
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Dynamic DNS registration for VPN clients

I've got a VPN server set up in my Active Directory on a remote network. (VPN Server is separate box from DNS/AD) When I dial into the network (client machine is not a member of the AD) the machine ...
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Server 2003 and XP Client; Why are HTTP connections being silently dropped

On my network, my edge-router, a windows 2003 r2 server router with all the latest updates, will drop packets, but only under specific circumstances. I have troubleshot and isolated it down to the ...
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Hyper-V + RRAS NAT + Port Forwarding + RDP, can I get it all working together?

I am running a Windows 2008 R2 server with various services running natively and two virtualised servers running on Hyper-V. The hardware server, I'm going to call it REAL1, has one external NIC, to ...
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Internet Dropping?

I have a virtual DC running DNS and Routing and Remote Access, that routes ALL workstations Internet traffic out to the Internet, this works fine but noticed that the Internet drops occasionally. ...
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Issue resolving names on Hyper-V guest with Routing and Remote Access

I've got a Win2k8 standard server running Hyper-V with a Server 2003 web guest instance running. The host is publicly available on the internet. I've created an Internal Private network in the ...
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how to connect public web server to internal LAN

I have a VPS which is my public web server for all my clients. It's running server 2008 and I would like to have it connect via secure connection to my internal LAN. I would like this to be a route ...
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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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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 ...