Deploying VPN-Based Remote Access

To deploy VPN-based remote access by using Windows Server 2008, take the following steps:

  1. Deploy certificates.

  2. Configure Internet infrastructure.

  3. Configure RADIUS servers.

  4. Deploy VPN servers.

  5. Configure intranet infrastructure.

  6. Deploy VPN clients.

Deploying Certificates

You must deploy certificates if you are using the following:

  • L2TP/IPsec connections with certificate authentication. Each VPN client computer and VPN server requires a computer certificate.

    The Routing and Remote Access service supports the configuration of a preshared key for IPsec authentication of L2TP/IPsec connections. In the Routing and Remote Access snap-in, in the properties dialog box of a VPN server, on the Security tab, you can enable a custom ...

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