Server Essentials 2016 L2TP VPN

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Set up L2TP VPN on Server Essentials 2016

PPTP is currently enabled. However, we need to change this to L2TP. As RRAS is now in legacy mode (which I have enabled via Powershell), Clients still can not connect via L2TP on a Windows 10 machine
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Top Expert 2013

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With SBS and essentials you should always use the wizards as so many features are interrelated. With 2012 R2 and newer you also have to configure NPS. Why not just use the Essentials anywhere connect wizard and set up the SSTP VPN?  For the record PPTP has been a huge security risk for many years now.

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Correct me if I'm wrong but using the wizard doesn't this set it up as PPTP. The customer would like to have L2TP with a pre-shared key. If you can set this up as L2TP then, that would be fantastic.
Top Expert 2013
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Old version of Essentials used to set up PPTP, 2012 or 2012 R2 and newer set up SSTP and uses port 443 to connect.  The wizard will not set up L2TP or PPTP.
Top Expert 2013
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This article may be of some help.  It does mention forwarding port 80 as well as 443.  Not sure why port 80, I have never used it.
https://windowsserveressentials.com/2012/08/04/windows-server-2012-essentials-vpn-without-port-1723/

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