VERY frustrating 2000 server RRAS/VPN problem

Discussion in 'Server Networking' started by Guest, Apr 2, 2004.

  1. The remote access server option just sets up the server for inbound
    connections, so that should be OK

    I believe you are correct that the firewall is hanging the connection. The
    hardware VPN tunnel shouldn't effect the inbound connection to the server,
    but it is always possible. The ports that it uses would depend on the type
    of VPN (PPTP or L2TP). If it is PPTP, then it would use protocol 47. I
    would double check the firewall config to make sure inbound protocol 47 is

    If you have logging on the firewall, it may state whether these are being

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    Matthew [MSFT], Apr 2, 2004
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    Guest Guest

    thank you. unfortunately the cisco router and pix firewall are the only
    things i dont administer. the isp owns them. so im waiting...

    Guest, Apr 2, 2004
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  3. Ok, that makes sense. I had an old Proxy machine here with RRAS, it wasn't
    right, so I corrected it according to this. It was already working all right
    anyway, but I like to keep things "tidy".


    Phillip Windell [MCP, MVP, CCNA]

    Phillip Windell, Apr 2, 2004
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    glmarcus Guest

    When first configuring and enabling a RAS. and you go to start the RAS, you will receive an error stating that a DHCP relay agent is nescessary, but the RAS will start. However, when trying to connect to the RAS, it will be unable to authenticate

    Soln: IN Active Directory, place the RAS in the RAS and IAS group, this will allow the remote to authenicate with RAS
    glmarcus, Apr 6, 2004
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