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Windows 2000 Administration in a Nutshell by Mitch Tulloch

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remote-access server

Synopsis

Add a remote-access server, configure a remote-access server (various subtasks), create a remote-access policy, enable the Routing and Remote Access Service, grant remote-access permission to a user, manage a connected remote-access client, manage a downlevel Windows NT 4.0 RAS server, monitor a remote-access server, monitor connected remote-access clients, and start, stop, pause, resume, or restart a remote-access server.

Procedures

The Routing and Remote Access console is used to configure inbound connections on a Windows 2000 domain controller or member server belonging to a domain. To configure inbound connections on a standalone server, use Network and Dial-up Connections (see incoming connection in this chapter for more information). To configure outbound connections on any Windows 2000 computer, use Network and Dial-up Connections (see dial-up connection, direct computer connection, and VPN connection in this chapter for more information).

Unless otherwise specified, the tasks in this section assume that you have already opened the Routing and Remote Access console by:

Start Programs Administrative Tools Routing and Remote Access

Add a Remote-Access Server

Right-click on Server Status Add Server specify computer

Note that this simply adds an existing remote-access server to the Routing and Remote Access Server console so that you can administer the server; it does not cause the specified computer to assume the role of a remote-access ...

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