It is a strange UI--particularly since once the stuff is set up, all the
connections show on the same property page.
> I will try this. morning. If that is the case . . . duh.
> > You're not pressing the NEXT button.
> > Uncheck (or check) whatever you wish on the screen you are on, then hit
> > NEXT. You will then see a screen with a single checkbox to enable VPN
> > connections.
> > In addition to enabling the connection, you need to create one or more
> > WITH PASSWORDS who have remote access permissions--I believe the UI will
> > step you through this.
> > > Jeffrey,
> > > Thanks for the comeback but it isn't setting up the client I am having
> > > trouble with. . . it is setting up the Win XP pro Server machine to
> > receive
> > > VPN access through the cable modem connection that I cannot seem to
> > > accomplished.
> > > When I go to: "Make New Connection" and select: "Accept Incoming
> > > Connections", I am only offered a choice of the inactive "Supra Modem"
> > > installed and a "Direct Parallel (LPT1)" connection device in the
> > > list. My cable network card does not appear as a device choice and
> > therefore
> > > cannot be selected.
> > > What am I doing wrong?
> > > Thanks
> > > Alex
> > > > You don't want to accept incoming connections if you want to connect
> > > > to the office. You want to "Connect to the Network at my Workplace"
> > > > Jeffrey Randow
> > > > WinXP Associate Expert/Windows XP MVP (Remote Networking/Security)
> > > > Visit the Expert Zone -
> > > > On Tue, 25 Dec 2001 08:12:39 -0800, "Alexander Irving"
> > > > >Hmmm...Attempting to set up a new VPN for office network access
> > > > >laptop on the road.
> > > > >Laptop runs XP - My office (PTP server) is running Windows 2000
> > > Professional
> > > > >using ICS, with 4 other computers sharing the cable modem
> > > > >Here's the problem -- I go to: "Make New Connection"
> > > > >I select: "Accept Incoming Connections"
> > > > >But...I only see my "Supra Modem" (not used) and "Direct Parallel
> > (LPT1)"
> > > > >available in the select from list
> > > > >My Cable connection does not appear.
> > > > >Since that is the incoming cable connection, I am stymied.
> > > > >Thanks for any clues.
> > > > >Alex Irving