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Windows Server® 2008 Bible by Jeffrey R. Shapiro

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Chapter 6. Routing and Remote Access

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Windows Server 2008 Remote Access Services (RAS)

  • RAS connection types and protocols

  • Configuring RAS

  • Configuring a router

  • Configuring a VPN server

  • Using Multilink and BAP

  • Using RADIUS

  • Applying a Network Policy Server policy

  • Examining security issues

  • Configuring dial-up networking connections

  • Troubleshooting RRAS installations

  • Connecting to the Internet

This chapter covers the remote access services provided with Windows Server 2008 that enable dial-up and IP access (client and server) for remote connectivity, including dial-up connections to the Internet. It also covers the many features in Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) that enable Windows Server 2008 to function as a router.

Windows Server 2008 RAS and Telephony Services

RAS stands for Remote Access Services. In Windows Server 2008, RAS enables Windows Server 2008 clients to dial or directly connect to other systems for access to remote networks, including the Internet, and enables Windows Server 2008 computers to act as network and dial-up access servers to route remote clients into a network. The Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) enables Windows Server 2008 to function as a router. RAS and RRAS are integrated into a single service in Windows Server 2008. This chapter examines the dial-up networking features in RRAS that enable a Windows Server 2008 computer to function as both a dial-up server and dial-up client.

The following sections provide an overview of these RRAS features. ...

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