Configuring Encryption for a Dial-up Solution
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
In the remote access policy that governs connections for remote access on the dial-up remote access server, use Routing and Remote Access to set the appropriate encryption level. For a procedure for entering encryption settings in a remote access policy, see "Configuring authentication and data encryption" in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003.
In the remote access policy for dial-up connections on the dial-up remote access server, choose one of the following encryption levels:
To use MPPE with a 40-bit key, select Basic.
To use MPPE with a 56-bit key, select Strong.
To use MPPE with a 128-bit key, select Strongest.
For more information about using Windows Server 2003 remote access policies, see "Introduction to remote access policies" in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003.