Summary and Related Links
Updated: October 7, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP1
This paper described in detail the components and their associated design decisions for a Windows Server 2003-based remote access VPN deployment including VPN clients, Internet infrastructure, authentication protocols, VPN protocols, VPN servers, intranet infrastructure, AAA infrastructure, and certificate infrastructure. This paper also included detailed walkthroughs of PTPP and L2TP-based VPN deployments, details of firewall configuration, how to set up a VPN test lab, and a discussion of VPN troubleshooting tools and common VPN problems with suggested solutions.
See the following resources for further information:
Windows VPN Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/networking/vpn/default.mspx
Microsoft L2TP/IPSec VPN Client at http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/howitworks/communications/remoteaccess/l2tpclientrelnotes.asp
Internet Authentication Service Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/ias/default.mspx
For the latest information about Windows Server, see the Windows Server 2003 Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/default.mspx.