Routing and Remote Access Blog

VPN articles - straight from Windows development team

January, 2007

  • SSTP FAQ - Part 2: Client Specific

    In this FAQ, I will cover client specific queries of SSTP 1) How to enable SSTP based VPN connection on the client side? SSTP based -connection can be enabled on native RAS client UI (i.e. inside “network and sharing center”). For further details...
  • How SSTP based VPN connection works

    In this blog, I will explain how SSTP based VPN tunnel works - i.e. the data flow during VPN connection coming up and how data transfer occurs. The flow to get VPN connection up looks like: 1) Client gets Internet connectivity and then establishes...
  • How to configure Windows client OS machine as VPN server

    Are you interested in setting up your Windows based client OS (like Vista, Windows7) as VPN server (aka ‘Enabling Incoming Connections’)? I have seen some queries as where to find ‘Incoming Connection’ wizard in Vista and hence this post. The...
  • SSTP FAQ - Part 1: Generic

    Hi All, I am sure lot of queries may be running in your minds related to SSTP. To clarify it further, I am starting a series of frequently asked questions (FAQ) related to SSTP. Please feel free to send your comments on the blog site or to our blog...
  • SSTP FAQ - Part 3: Server Specific

    I heard a lot of queries related to server side and in this FAQ, I will try to cover most of them. In this article, I will be using "SSTP server" which is RRAS server enabled to accept SSTP based VPN connection. 1) Does SSTP server works on top of...
  • Using Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from Windows VPN client

    By now, you probably are aware of this new VPN tunneling protocol which can work across NAT, web proxies and firewall. If you are familiar with the Windows Vista way of configuring and using VPN, go to the connection "Properties" page and change the ...
  • Broadband connections and DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation in Windows Vista

    Some Microsoft customers and partners have enquired about the support for Requesting-Router behaviour of DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation in Windows Vista. I have also seen attempts by some vendors to use prefix delegation to assign IPv6 addresses to Broadband...
  • SSTP: Beta Program

    Hi Everyone, I have received overwhelming response from the community about SSTP, how it works and a lot of interest in participating in the beta program. Thanks a lot to all of you !! I am trying my best to get as many folks enrolled to the program...