There are different types of VPN tunnels like L2TP, PPTP, etc. Which VPN tunnel to use?

I agree that there are too many tunnel option :), but each has its own advantages/disadvantages and customer scenarios. Let us try to understand that in this blog. First a basic preview – there are primarily two usage scenarios of VPN: – First one is for remote access (a client PC trying to access corporate…

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Enabling logs for RRAS

Failures for RAS connections can be debugged using RAS logs. To enable RAS logs run command “netsh ras set tracing * enabled” Now run the scenario that is failing. Now flush the RAS logs by “netsh ras set tracing * disabled” command. Check the logs at %windir%tracing directory. Some of the files where you can…

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How to use command line for configuring Routing and Remote Access Server

Netsh is a command line tool to configure and administer Windows based computers. Netsh can be used extensively for Routing and remote access configurations. Some of the netsh commands in RAS context are  – Command – Netsh ras add authtype add authtype [type = ] PAP|SPAP|MD5CHAP|MSCHAP|MSCHAPv2|EAP Selects the types of authentication which this RAS server…

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