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SSPT RRAS VPN with Wildcard Certificate–Client Issues

If you set up an SSTP VPN on Windows RRAS server and are using a wildcard certificate, there are client settings to fix before the client can connect. If you run the Windows 10 client through the default setup for a VPN you get the following error. This reads “The remove access connection completed, but […]

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Windows RRAS VPN and Multi Factor Authentication

This blog post covers the steps to add Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) to Windows RRAS server. Once this is enabled, and you sign in with a user enabled for MFA in Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server (an on-premises server) you are required to answer your phone before you can connect over the VPN. That is, you […]

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An “Inexpensive” Exchange Lab In Azure

This blog post centres around two scripts that can be used to quickly provision an Exchange Server lab in Azure and then to remove it again. The reason why the blog post is titled “inexpensive” is that Azure charges compute hours even if the virtual machines are shut down. Therefore to make my Exchange lab […]

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Creating an Azure VPN with a Draytek Router

The Microsoft Azure cloud operating system can be connected to your network by way of a virtual private network or VPN. Azure lists some supported devices and provides configuration scripts for them, but does not include the Draytek range of devices. Draytek devices are common in the small business market and for techy home users. […]

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Create i386 CMAK Profile on x64 Machine

Informing users and clients how to connect their Windows PC to a VPN connection is easy, but could be easier. There are a few questions to answer and having the user type this in might mean wrong answers, and therefore a supsequent support call would be required. To ease this issue, and reduce the support […]

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Configuring an SSTP VPN on Small Business Server 2008

SSL based VPN’s are great. In short it is VPN without firewall or NAT issues (both of which you get with PPTP and IPSec VPN’s). But SBS 2008 does not enable SSTP VPN’s by default. It uses RRAS, so SSTP is possible, but it is not as easy as it first looks! The following is […]

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SSTP (SSL VPN) on SBS 2008 RC0

Updated 31st March 2008: Please see http://c7solutions.com/blog/2009/03/configuring-sstp-vpn-on-small-business_31.aspx as this new article replaces the below, as the below refers to a pre-release version of SBS 2008. The working instructions for configuring SSTP on SBS 2008 is much more complicated than the steps below. SSL based VPN’s are great. In short it is VPN without firewall or […]

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ISA Server and Net2 Access Control from Paxton

To allow access to the Net2 Server software through an ISA Server you need to create some custom protocols and then allow those protocols in the rules. This was what stopped me accessing the door control system over a VPN to a client of ours. The new protocols needed are: “Net2 Access Control Inbound”, which […]

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Adding Routes Using CMAK

I have just put together a Connection Manager VPN client (CMAK) and within it have specified the extra routing information that I needed. When I ran the client I got the following error message and could not find anything on the web with an answer, so here is the answer… Error 1: Connect action to […]