Configure Incoming Connections

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

In addition to allowing you to dial out from your computer to connect to another computer or network, Windows also allows you to dial-in to your computer from another location over a modem connection.

Windows supports two types of incoming connections. You can configure your computer to support incoming connection through a modem or through a virtual private network (VPN) over the Internet.

To complete this task, perform the following procedures: