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 VPN server can talk to VPN clients, but won't send packets from its local network to the VPN clients

I want to configure Windows Server 2012, and its Windows 7 and Windows 8 VPN clients, with an SSTP VPN that uses split tunneling and off-subnet addressing, but I'm running into a problem: the RRAS ...
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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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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 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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Cannot start ` Secure Socket Tuning Protocol Service`

I tried to start Routing and Remote Access Service but I've got an error says the dependency service or group failed to start then I tried to start Remote Access Connection Manager (one of RRAS's ...
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Why is my LAN saying “unidentified network”? (Help setting up server architecture)

as some of you may be aware, I'm currently involved in an on-going saga in getting our servers up and running. As pretty much a newb, I'm slowly making progress, but I've hit a stumbling block. ...
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How to connect through a proxy using Remote Desktop?

So I've got a home server running Windows Server 2003. I use a dual network card setup and Routing and Remote Access to link the internal, private network to the external connection. The external ...
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Disable TCP/IP Filtering via GPO

Is it possible to disable/overwrite Windows TCP/IP filtering settings via a Group Policy object? I have a server running 2012 R2 which I was setting up RRAS on, and I inadvertently cut myself off ...
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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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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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Windows 2003 RRAS keeps giving me a APIPA 169.x.x.x address

I've got a box running Windows 2003 Server at home. I have configured RRAS so I can VPN to my home network from an outside location. The home-LAN uses the 192.168.2.x IP-address range. Once I ...
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Hub-and-Spoke VPN using Window Server 2008 R2 and RRAS

I am trying to create a simple VPN hub-and-spoke topography. I have managed to get quite a long way and I hope the following diagram describes what I have been able to build thus far: As you can ...
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What is solicited network traffic and what is unsolicited network traffic?

I've recently read a Microsoft Technet article on how Windows Firewall works. The author of the article uses concepts like 'solicited network traffic' and 'unsolicited network traffic' for a machine. ...
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How can I recover rrd's when my clock got out of sync?

I'm using cacti, and I accidentally set my clock set ahead. Cacti updated, storing new data in the rra's - and now that I've fixed my clock, I can't get cacti to update again. What do I do?
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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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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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Accessing windows 2003 firewall settings with RRAS enabled

Windows Server 2003 (VPS) Trying to install MySQL, but the service isn't starting - suspect the port is being blocked by the firewall. One of my Google searches lead me to ...
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Changing Forefront TMG VPN Certificate

I need to change my TMG server from an old VPN server certificate to a new one due to changing my internal CA structure. Where the heck do I do that? I don't see any certificate references in TMG ...
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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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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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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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RRAS VPN - Clients don't receive DNS suffix

I've setup a VPN connection using RRAS on Windows Server 2008 and clients are able to connect through the firewall. However, RRAS is not assigning a DNS suffix to the clients when they connect. I ...
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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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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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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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Can SSTP, an IIS 7.5 website, and RD Gateway all serve off of port 443 using 2008R2?

Is it possible to use a single port for SSTP and an IIS website, or will I be required to set up separate ports? I've got Server 2008 R2, and I tried doing it but now I can't get IIS to serve anything ...
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connect PCs on LAN to internet (using RRAS)

Inventory: Multiple PCs [WinXp/2K] on LAN (192.168.10.x) [default gateway is 192.168.10.100] One DSL modem at 10.1.0.1 One PC [Windows 2000 AS] (dual NIC with RRAS) with: a. 192.168.10.100 ...
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website not accessible with IIS6 while NAT is configured in Windows 2003

I have Windows2003 server configured with IIS 6. Until now it was working fine, but since I enabled NAT for my users to access the internet via this server, the website becomes unavailable. Note that ...
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IPv6 Not Routing Properly

I am setting up a RRAS machine for my personal use and for use by a few of my friends. I am currently using Windows Server 2012; but I have tried this with Windows Server 2008 R2. Both systems ...
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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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Route RRAS traffic through a 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). I was wondering if I could route all the ...
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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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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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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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Configuring a LAN-WAN routing using Windows 2003 Server

I have an Internal LAN and an WAN Connectivity in my office. The followings are the statistics for the two: LAN IPs: 192.168.50.1 - 192.168.50.5/24 WAN IP: Assigned by the ISP using DHCP I connected ...
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Automatic creation and setup of PPTP VPN

I have several (~75) users that need to setup a VPN connection to a RRAS server using PPTP. Now, I can manually create these connections no problem, but it's time consuming. I'd much rather email them ...
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How do I configure RRAS 2008 so that it only allows domain computers to connect?

I'd like to configure RRAS 2008 so that when a VPN connection is initiated, a check is carried out to verify whether the initiating machine is a member of 'Domain Computers'. (We're currently ...
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RRAS (Routing and Remote Access) change process priority to “realtime”?

I have a windows server 2012 running RRAS and some other services. Beacause of that I guess I have experience some slowdowns and dropout of package. My question is how to find, and change the ...
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RRAS won’t start with 8007042a or event ID 7024, aka the “routing remote access unable to load Iprtrmgr.dll”

History: The history of this error, which has mostly gone unsolved, dates back to Windows 2000. Platforms affected: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, Server 2003 R2, Server 2003, Server 2000 (both ...
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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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IIS exclude specific host?

I have an IIS server running several websites. It is stationed behind an ISA server of which I do not have access. But I do have all of the defined websites (on port 80) routed to my server. So I ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...