Solved

VPN solution required to connect remote client to win2008 server in office

Posted on 2011-09-23
3
244 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have win2008 server installed in office. we have 5 users needs to connect to server and access one folder which is shared. internet connection in dsl dynamic IP , with netgear wnr 2000 router used. there is no option in netgear router to configure VPN like linksys router. what is the easiest solution for us so that we 5 users can aceess office server files from home using our laptops.
0
Comment
Question by:sayedmb
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
CSIPComputing earned 500 total points
ID: 36586296
Assuming your clients are Windows based, then I'd do the following:
- Switch to Static IP on ADSL
- Set up Routing and Remote Access in Windows Server to accept IPSec/L2TP/PPTP tunnels
  (your choice!)
- Set up your VPN on your windows clients, there is VPN connectivity in XP, Vista and W7

Or

- Stick with Static IP
- Setup a domain for this location with DYNDNS
- Setup DYNDNS on the Router (or server) to register the IP Address when it changes
- Set up Routing and Remote access on the server (as above)
- Configure your clients (As above).
0
 

Author Comment

by:sayedmb
ID: 36586360
configuring RRAS looks difficult and I think needs 2 NIC. also static IP from ISP is costly. will go with DYNdns if required. any thing is possible on netgear router level or is it possible to make win2008 server VPN server like XP PC with easy steps..?
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:CSIPComputing
CSIPComputing earned 500 total points
ID: 36586466
Setting up routing and remote access to act as a VPN server does not require 2 NICs and is relatively straightforward.

Start with a simple PPTP setup if you like, and then progress if you feel the urge later to IPSec or l2tp.

There will be 1000 HOW TO articles for RRAS as a PPTP server on the Internet or on here. It'll do everything you want.
0

Featured Post

Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

Join & Write a Comment

The purpose of this article is to identify concerns and considerations of changing or adopting e-mail policies to include the sending of confidential information. Most of the concerns in this article are centered about the human aspect of e-mail …
If you require IT professional services from consultants, do you know that you can often have the choice between obtaining the services on a Time and Materials basis (T&M) or on a Fixed Priced basis?  One of them can be much better for you.  Or, sai…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now