Remote Access Server

Microsoft® Windows® 2000 has extensive support for remote access technology to connect remote clients to corporate networks or the Internet. This chapter describes how remote access works and details how to troubleshoot remote access problems.

This chapter is intended for network engineers and support professionals who are already familiar with TCP/IP, IP routing, IPX routing, and wide area network technology, and assumes that you have read the section about remote access in Windows 2000 Server Help.

In This Chapter

Remote Access Overview

Remote Access Server Architecture

Point-to-Point Protocol

PPP Authentication Protocols

Remote Access and TCP/IP and IPX

Remote Access Policies

Multilink and Bandwidth Allocation Protocol

Remote Access Server and IP Multicast Support

Troubleshooting the Remote Access Server

  • For more information about TCP/IP routing, see "Introduction to TCP/IP" in the Microsoft ® Windows ®  2000 Server Resource Kit TCP/IP Core Networking Guide .

  • For more information about unicast IP routing, see "Unicast IP Routing" in this book.

  • For more information about IPX routing, see "IPX Routing" in this book.

  • For more information about demand-dial routing, see "Demand-Dial Routing" in this book.

  • For more information about virtual private networking, see "Virtual Private Networking" in this book.



This chapter mentions Windows 2000 registry entries. For more information about these registry entries, see the Technical Reference to the Windows   2000   Registry on the Windows 2000 Resource Kit CD-ROM.