Windows VPN Server allows connection but no network access.

Michael McDowell
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I have just set up a new Win 2012 R2 box in AWS intending to use it a windows VPN server. I have installed the remote access role and configured RRAS. I'm using a static address pool of 192.168.200.50 - 192.168.200.200. When I try to connect to the VPN it allows me to however there is then no network access - I cant ping anything but myself. ipconfig -all shows the following:

PPP adapter VPN Connection 2:
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VPN Connection 2
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.200.53(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.40.20
                                       172.16.0.20
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Commented:
Your network mask only allow a single IP address, so all you see is the connection point. Allow the subnet the server uses.  Mask will probably need to look like 255.255.255.0

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I agree, but I can't see anywhere that I can configure this...
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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There should be a setting for subnet mask in the RRAS pool you set up . Try setting up the address range again and use DHCP not Static
This was solved by following this guide (in with a few changes along the way) -

https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?messageID=487251 

Now to make it more secure.

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researched on Google

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