Connecting to PPTP (Windows server 2003) VPN from Mac Snow Leopard

Posted on 2011-05-10
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Hi, can you please let me know if I can connect to my MS Windows Server 2003 VPN from Mac Snow Leopard? It was setup as PPTP VPN with standard AD authentication
Thank you
Question by:darkbluegr
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Expert Comment

ID: 35732740
Sure can. Go to System Preferences -> Network then hit the + then from the dropdown menu select VPN -> PPTP then click create.

Author Comment

ID: 35732870
Thanks, this was easy - then after I get on Finder and go to "connect to server", I can't seem to connect with hostname or IP address.. is there any way I can browse the shares of my windows domain's file server?

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askurat1 earned 1000 total points
ID: 35732934
When you go to connect to server make sure to type in smb://servernam

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