Friday, June 7, 2013

Setup VPN Client in Windows 7 or Windows 8

VPN can be used by users to connect back into their home network or company network through of Router or Firewall.

Now I show you, how you setup the windows 7 or Windows 8 VPN Client.

Follow the below steps:
  1. Right click on "Internet Access
  2. Click on "Open Network and Sharing Center".
  3. In "Network and Sharing center" window, click on "Set up a new connection or network".
  4. In "Set up a Connection or Network" window, click to select "Connect to a workplace", then click Next.
  5. In "Connect to a workplace" window, click "Next" and click on "Use my Internet connection (VPN). e.g (
  6. In "Internet address:" type the external Firewall or Router IP address, and in "Destination name:" type the name of connection. e.g (Contoso_VPN)
  7. Click to check "Remember my credentials", then click on "Create".
The new VPN connection was created. Now we need Set Up this.
  1. In "Network and Sharing Center" window, click on "Change adapter settings".
  2. In "Network Connections" windows, right click on the new VPN connection created and select "Properties".
  3. In "VPN Connection Properties" window, click on "Security" tab and expand "Type of VPN" and select the connection in my case is "PPTP".
  4. Click to check "Allow these protocols" and check "Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS_CHAP v2)".
  5. In "VPN Connection Properties" window, click on "Networking" tab, click to uncheck "TCP/IPv6", select "TCP/IPv4" and click on "Properties" tab.
  6. In "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties" window, click on "Advance Tab" and click to uncheck "Use default gateway on remote network", then click OK to close all open windows.
Now you are setting your VPN client connection in Windows 7 or Windows 8. Congratulation you can connecting :-)

If you want to know how you can create a WatchGuard Firebox VPN with PPTP, click in the follow Links:

No comments:

Post a Comment