Friday, December 6, 2013

How To Create a VPN Server Windows 7

To create a VPN Server just follow the steps

1. Goto Control Panel, and select network and sharing center

2. Now from the left menu, click on Change Adapter Settings

3. Now from file menu select New Incoming Connection (You must be a system administrator to perform this step)

4. Now from the newly opened window, select the users to whom you want to allow to access VPN Server (Your client will use these account to access the VPN), Click on Next
  • You can also add new user by clicking on Add someone button

 5. Now put checkmark on Through the Internet, Click on Next

6. Now select the protocol you want to use for the VPN Server. (It is recommended to leave all setting default)

7. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4), and click on properties

8. Select Specify IP Addresses 

9. Now enter the IP address range that your clients will use to access your internal network, click on OK

The IP network should match against your internal IP network

10. Now Finally click on Allow Access

If you want users to connect to this VPN Server through internet, than you would need to forward port 1723 to your IP Address

You can find more information about portforwarding on
  • Your VPN Server is now ready for the clients to connect
  • Client can connect to your VPN by either using your computer Name or by using IP Address
I hope it was informative for you, and I would like to Thank you for reading

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