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Win 2K3 RAS VPN Server - Won't Relay to DHCP

Posted on 2009-04-03
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Go an issue with my RAS VPN on Win2k3:
Just switched servers that's running this service.  New server does not seem to be relaying DHCP to DHCP server.  When I look at the DHCP server's scope, we do not see the entries for the RAS.  On the old server (also a 2k3) it would put entries on the DHCP server scope.  I have DHCP Relay setup in the RAS, using both internal and the NIC.  Can't connect to the VPN, get a 733 error
Any Suggestions?
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by:njmatt
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Error 733 suggests to me its not a DHCP problem. It would still connect, but would fail to assign an IP address. make sure your router is correctly pointing to the new server
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by:JamesonJendreas
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It defiantly is pointing to the correct place.  We get the 733 while trying to register the computer onto the network - The connection verifies user name so the connection is being made.  Number one reason why I feel it's DHCP is because the RAS server is not putting RAS entries into the DHCP scope.

From a VPN trouble shooting website:
 "Analysis: normally, a VPN client receives TCP/IP CP reported error 733 because of the TCP/IP settings. In the most cases, the VPN client does not receive a IP from the DHCP.. "
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Is there a reason why you are having the RAS server add to the scope on the DCHP server? I would suggest having the DHCP server predefined and have the RAS server relay DHCP requests to the DHCP server.
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by:JamesonJendreas
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It's not adding to the scope - When we Relay to the DHCP there should be entries on the DHCP scope that are assigned to RAS, and takes up IP's from within the pre-defined scope.
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Found the issue - Forgot to check "Allow IP-Based remote access and Demand Dial-in Connections" in the general properties
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