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Windows PPTP – How to Create a VPN Server on Your Windows Computer Without Installing Any Software

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/07/18

Windows has the built-in ability to function as VPN server, although this option is hidden. This trick works on both Windows 7 and Windows 8. The server uses the point-to-point tunneling protocol (PPTP.)

Source: How to Create a VPN Server on Your Windows Computer Without Installing Any Software

One day this might come in handy though I need to investigate a bit more on PPTP security issues first: might need to go for L2TP/IPsec instead.

Later: indeed, I should follow Don’t use PPTP, and don’t use IPSEC-PSK either (via: CloudCracker blog)

–jeroen

One Response to “Windows PPTP – How to Create a VPN Server on Your Windows Computer Without Installing Any Software”

  1. jpluimers said

    OpenVPN and IPSec/L2TP provide better security than PPTP. @B1tSmurf (Glen D) commented these links on twitter

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