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Have experience of setting up RAS on server where modems are directly attached however I am struggling with the below setup.
Users dial up to a Cisco 3660 switch. I am trying to configure one of our W2K3 servers to authenticate.
Have pointed the Switch to the W2K3 server but am not too sure what authentication if any I have to implement. Can I just point it to the server and let the server authenticate or do I have to use radius which I believe is the only one it can do with a Windows server. It is currently set up for Windows Auth & Accounting. Users get a 691 error when dialling.
If radius needed can any one point me in the direction to set up radius on Windoes Svr as not done before.
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If you want Windows 2003 to manage the logons, create a pass-through IP on the Cisco to the Windows 2003 server.  Then, set up RADIUS on the 2003 server to accept VPN connections.  I would think that is the easiest solution so that usernames and passwords are all managed from one place, but it is more of a security risk.  If you're comfortable that your server is adequately locked down, then do it.  Instructions for this procedure are in the link below:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B323441

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