Event ID 20205 — RRAS Other Remote Access Server Configurations

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Successful remote access and routing connections require the correct configuration of firewall settings and IP routing protocols.


Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 20205
Source: RemoteAccess
Version: 6.0
Message: Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) routing is no longer supported.


Change IPX protocol

The IPX routing protocol is not supported on servers running Windows Server 2008 Routing and Remote Access. Choose a different routing protocol on remote routers, and configure the same routing protocol on the server running Windows Server 2008 Routing and Remote Access.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To add an IP routing protocol:

  1. Open Routing and Remote Access. Click Start, click Run, type rrasmgmt.msc, and then press ENTER.
  2. In the console tree, double-click the server name.
  3. Double-click IPv4 or IPv6, right-click General, and then click New Routing Protocol.
  4. In Routing protocols, click the protocol you want to add, and then click OK.
  5. Complete the fields in the configuration dialog boxes, if required for the protocol.



To verify that the remote access server can accept connections, establish a remote access connection from a client computer.

To create a VPN connection:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet, click Network and Sharing Center, and then click Set up a connection or network.
  3. Click Connect to a workplace, and then click Next.
  4. Complete the steps in the Connect to a Workplace wizard.

To connect to a remote access server:

  1. In Network and Sharing Center, click Manage network connections.
  2. Double-click the VPN connection, and then click Connect.
  3. Verify that the connection was established successfully.

RRAS Other Remote Access Server Configurations

Routing and Remote Access Service Infrastructure