VPN Connetivity



please find the network setup of my company

ISP modem -
ordinary 24 port switch
2003 Domain Controller - - ( domain name is abc.local )
12 XP workstations connected t0 switch(under the domain) - -
2 server 2008 workstations(not a domain controller).
these are still connected to abc.local . Ip addresses are -
All the PCs have only one network adapter and static IP . Not assigned by DHCP

Clients are in a completely different country and different network
Till now not conneted even thro Internet.

clients in a different country wants access to one of the 2008 servers thro
Can we use the Routing and Remote access/VPN funtionality present in Server
2008 to establish connetion ?

Dont want to use any kind of Remote desktop sharing utility
I have also tried Logmein and Teamviewer products. They are not an option
for me now
any help would be gretely appreciated.

We have a static IP address got from the ISP at our disposal.

Bob Lin \(MS-MVP\)

Yes, you can do it. Just make sure you forward port 1723 to the windows 2008
server. This search result may help.
How to install and configure VPN on Windows 2008
Feb 8, 2007 ... How to install and configure VPN on Windows 2008. Open
the Windows 2008 Server Manager or Initial Configuration Tasks. Click the
Add Roles. ...

Bob Lin, Microsoft-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on

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