WAN Miniport (PPTP) Entries Disappeared

Hi All,
I have a serious problem in that within the ports section of Routing and Remote Access, all the entries for WAN Miniport (both PPTP L2TP) have disappeared!
When I go into ports properties, they are both still configured to have 5 ports each, but are not showing in the display pane.
Since this has happened, no one can VPN into the office anymore.

How do I get them back?  I did a search on google and found someone had the same problem, but all he said for a resolution was he had to change some settings in windows inf.

Does anyone know what to do as I have sales people that need access to the office ASAP.

Many thanks in anticipation and Regards
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Rob WilliamsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I had it happen once and I changed the number of ports to a bigger number, it re-created the ports, and then I went back in and reduced it again. Seemed it would rebuild if I changed the quantity.
You know where it is by the sound of things:
RRAS console |expand server | right click on ports | properties | highlight ...PPTP | configure | set # of ports
You must also have at least 1 of the 2 check boxes marked; inbound and/or inbound & outbound
When you change the quantity it takes 5-60 seconds to effect the list.
Just a thought.
aark-itAuthor Commented:
Thanks RobWill
Increased number of ports from 5 to 10 and ports 6 to 10 appeared - reduced back to 5 and they stayed.
Tried increasing to 10 again and ports 6 - 15 were displayed!

How very STRANGE

But seems to have sorted it - Thanks Again

Rob WilliamsCommented:
Agree a little bizarre, but glad you were able to resolve.
Thanks Mark,
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