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Is it possible to make vpn between 2 computer running on windows 2000 prof. worktation only (no server)

If not!

Is it posssible to make a ras connection with those 2 compute?

tahnk you
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by:The--Captain
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Yes, you should be able to find software to do that on 2000 - not sure if 2000 professional has vpn software out-of-the-box...

Of course 2000 pro will do RAS (client and server) - hell, even 98se would do that.

Cheers,
-Jon
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I think i saw a version from symantech (like pc anywhere)

VPN symantec, is it what you said or do you have any you can suggest to me.

thank you
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by:PigeonStriker
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in the network connections, make a new connection and choose "accept incoming connections"
2k pro can only accept 1 connection at a time.
on the other machine, make a new network connection and choose "connect to a private network through the internet"
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by:Wandering_Wizard
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PigeonStriker,
When I have tried to do this in the past (on a couple of machines) I just get options to setup the connection for IRDA, parallel, and modem, nothing over my network card or vpn?

Can you give any more details

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Pigeon's comments sound familiar - I think it's a RAS thing - you have to allow incoming connections over the VPN adapter in the RAS settings (or something like that - been a couple years since I played with it, so I defer to Pigeon).

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-Jon
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I think you probably know by now what I'm going to say...

No way - this one was clearly in the original poster's court - as mentioned previously, laziness (or reticence to award pts) should never be rewarded.

I recommend a split between Pigeon and myself (or you can give it all to Pigeon, if you want).  If you wanna delete after that, feel free.

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