Getting the windows VPN to use a static IP.

Server 2012 Standard
Windows VPN
The VPN is set up and working. The issue is that I do not seem to be able to find where to get it to use a static local IP instead of a DHCP address.
Hence, every time the server reboots it grabs a different one.
I have a remote user overseas that maps a drive by IP.

Is someone would be kind enough to point me to the setting, I would be thankful.

Andy
Andy CoyleAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPRetiredCommented:
The user should be vpn'ing into the server not the reverse. please amplify
Rob WilliamsCommented:
The remote user should be able to use the server's LAN IP, not the assigned server VPN IP, once the VPN is connected.  RRAS looks after the routing by default.
bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
do you mean to assign a static IP address for the VPN user? If yes, do you server side for some reasons need to access the VPN user’s network share by IP? it sounds like a unusual requirement hence please clarify and explain why.
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hecgomrecCommented:
Regardless of why you need that... here is how!!!!

The user that want to VPN to the company must do this on his end.

Control Panel->Network and Internet->Network and Sharing Center->Change adapter settings.
Select the VPN connection and open properties(right click or change settings for this connection), locate and open Networking, select Internet Protocol Version IPv4 or IPv6 and click on properties then enter the IP address for this connection and its DNS.

Connection Properties-Networking TabIPv4 Properties

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Andy CoyleAuthor Commented:
Thank you
hecgomrecCommented:
Good Luck!!!
Andy CoyleAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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