How to create a Windows Vista VPN connection

How to create a Windows Vista VPN connection

Summary: VPNs can be a lifesaver. Secure remote access enables additional productivity, saves travel time and empowers administrators and other staff. Here's how to create an ever-popular VPN connection in Windows Vista.

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  • Once the VPN connection is created, Windows Vista users can connect to the VPN using the Connect link found within the Network And Sharing Center. Clicking the Connect link displays this dialog box (which is used to create the VPN connection).

  • If users choose not to save the user name and password, Windows Vista prompts users to enter the password.

  • A VPN connection's Properties can be set by clicking Manage Network Settings within Vista's Network And Sharing Center and selecting Properties. Here you can see the settings configured using the General tab.

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Topics: Software, Browser, Hardware, Microsoft, Networking, Operating Systems, Security, Telcos, Windows

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  • Vista VPN?

    Isn't that known as "an exploit"?
    John Zern
  • RE: Network console (How to create a Windows Vista VPN connection)

    pls help me whats fill in internet address name or ip address
    love e
  • RE: Network console (How to create a Windows Vista VPN connection)

    Excellent. Great screen grabs. No more time for comment - have to go VPN!
    whacker
  • RE: Network console (How to create a Windows Vista VPN connection)

    but how do you actually make the vpn??? There are a
    thousand tutorials for connecting to an already
    exhistant VPN (resident on a different network) what I
    am looking for is how to create a vpn (residing on my
    network) and connect to it from my laptop and iPhone
    when im on the go.
    This is the only tutorial ive found:
    http://computernetworkinghelp.com/content/view/41/1
    but I have vista...
    Laser1092