Checklist: Installing and Configuring an L2TP Server

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Step Reference

Review key concepts.

Virtual Private Networking

Install the Routing and Remote Access service and configure the server using the Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard.

Install and Enable the Routing and Remote Access Service

Configure packet filters on your firewall.

For more information, see VPN servers and firewall configuration ( (This information describes how VPN servers and firewalls are configured in Windows ServerĀ 2003.)

Install computer certificates on the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) server computer and L2TP client computers.

For more information about deploying L2TP/IPsec-based remote access, see

Configure dial-in properties and network policies for dial-in permission, authentication, and encryption settings.

See "Checklist: Configure NPS for Dial-Up and VPN" in Network Policy Server Help.

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