VPN tunnel strategy – defining the connection order between various tunnel types

Hello Customers,   As I wrote in this blog, there are four types of VPN tunnel supported by Windows 7 based VPN clients. In this blog I will focus on following things: how do you configure tunnel types on the client, how to decide on the tunnel type order while establishing connection, …   Lets…

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How to change certificate on SSTP server – in Windows server 2008 R2

Hi Folks, Very soon Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be released and it is very exciting that beta version of these new operating system is available for public download. So, go ahead and start using it and provide your valuable feedback to us. In this blog I will talk about a new…

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Do we still need PPTP & L2TP/IPsec after Windows 7

Hi Folks, Our team member Samir Jain has posted a nice blog on how you should decide which tunnel to use/deploy for your scenario. The details for the same are given at which tunnel to use. In this blog, I would like to understand further on a possibility of deprecating PPTP & L2TP/IPsec VPN tunnels going forward – i.e. after Windows…

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RRAS Performance results

Hello Customers,   A lot of you have requested directly or through the field channels about performance results of RRAS  for different VPN tunnel types – specifically SSTP. I am writing this blog to share the results for the tests done internally by our test team (thanks Sai and other test team members).   First,…

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Deploying VPN Reconnect: Step-by-step guide available at

Folks,     The deployment guide for VPN Reconnect is now available at http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/9/0/890C2C54-EE49-4743-A5B0-1F3AD7C36721/Step-by-Step_Deploy_Remote_Access_with_VPN_Reconnect.doc       The guide covers the various requirements for deploying VPN Reconnect and detail steps to configure the various Network Elements. If you have any questions please feel free to post them on this blog or email rrasblog   regards   …

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