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I have a W2K LAN with an ISA Server 2000 Firewall/Router providing access to the Internet. - We are able to Browse the Internet without any problems.
I want to enable our ISA Server as a VPN Server as well so we can have dial-in access to our LAN. I also want to be able to continue to browse the Internet from the work-stations  on our LAN.
For me, to get what appeared to be a simple process going, has been a long and messy one so I will keep it short and leave out all of the machinations.
To keep life simple, I have now disabled the ISA Firewall Service temporarily and set up a standard RRAS Server. This is working fine. (But of course - no firewall - gulp!)
When I configure RRAS to enable it as a VPN Server, we can no longer browse the Internet. It seems I can have one or the other (a VPN Server or a Web Access Server) and I have been unable to find any help on enabling both.
I feel sure this must be simple enough to accomplish if one knows what one is doing. (Ah - there's the problem!) I am looking for help to configure RRAS to enable our Web Access Server to also be a VPN Server while maintaining the functionality of both.
Thanking you in anticipation!
Captain Baz (Flying aeroplanes is much simpler!)
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Don't use the VPN setup option in the RRAS setup wizard
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Open the RRAS control console
Right click to Disable the server -->Right click to Configure and enable a new server-->Next-->Manually create a new server  -->Finish -->Do not start the service at this time

This a blank RRAS installation and RRAS console should be open
Open the properties sheet of your server-->Uncheck Router-->Check Remote -->access server-->IP tab-->Check Enable IP routing--> Check Allow IP-based remote access--> Select IP address assignment to reflect your network


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Setup a rule in your firewall to port 1723 traffic to the VPN server.
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