I need a solution so that I can run the windows VPN client as a service, which would allow the computer to establish a VPN connection to a SBS 2003 network, so that a user can log into the domain from a remote location. I don't want to use cached credentials, and can't seem to figure out a way to do this, so that VPN starts before anything else does. (i.e. startup folder script to rasdial won't be a solution, but a service that establishes VPN connection is what I'm after).
The clients are Windows XP and Windows 7.
Any help greatly appreciated. Need the info rather urgently to save about a day of travel.