How to VPN from XP to 2000server

Posted on 2005-04-02
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Last Modified: 2010-04-10
I have a home network with a few computers, currently port 1723 is forwarded to my server running windows 2000 server. At a different location, my brother is trying to get an XPpro to VPN to my win2kserver.

We've tried the following:
seting up vpn connection on XPpro, no standart setting modified. When initiating, he gets the error "Error 678, Remote computer did not respond".

On a different note, RDT seems to work fine (Port 3389), and he can browse my computer...  so, the connection and port-forwarding side seems to be working

Any suggestions?
Question by:mpaert
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You may need to open up for GRE (port 47) on your firewall.

For more info on GRE and Port 47, google 'GRE +ports'.

Hope this helps,


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