How to Setup a VPN Server using PPTP
Here is the quick way to setup Free VPN Server using PPTP. The fact is that FREE PPTP VPN is not recommended as it offers minimal Security. PPTP and L2TP/IPsec provide weak security benefits and should only be used for anonymization or for changing locations and most importantly Your browsing history won’t be protected on PPTP VPN Server.
How to add a PPTP VPN Server
Open Server Manager 2019
Click on Add roles and features
Click on Next to move and move Server Roles Tab
Click on the Check Box and Select Remote Access
Click Next and Move to Role Services
Select DirectAccess and VPN Box and then Click on Add Features
Click on Next and Move to Conformation Tab and then Click on Install on the Right Bottom Corner
The Installation Process will get Started and Our Roles being Installed
In the Dashboard, Under Tools click on Routing and Remote Access
Under SERVER 2019 –> Click on Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access
Select Custom Configuration
Select VPN Access and Click on Next.
Click on Finish and Start Service
Right click on the Server 2019 and Select Properties
Under IPv4 tab you also
If its a DHCP Server you can choose DHCP Server option Selected, Else
Choose the Static address Pool
Click on Add
Put the Pool of IP address that you want to use.
And Click on OK Once you complete.
Right click on the Remote Access Logging Policies
Click on Launch NPS
Next Step is to Grant Access, Follow the steps 1 to 4 as shown below.
Similarly, Grant Access to the Other one
Go to active Directory, TOOLS
Select Active Directory Users and Computers
Now, Enable any users by double clicking on Users and Follow the steps in Screen Shot below.
Click on OK. You are done!
Next go to Network and Sharing center
Click Setup and New Connection
Connect to a Workplace
Click on Create a New Connection
Select Use my Internet Connection (VPN)
The Final Step is to change the VPN Connect type to PPTP.
Goto Network Connection settings
Click on the New VPN Connection
Under Security Tab, Change the Type of VPN from Automatic to PPTP
This is Just the quick way of setting up the PPTP – Point to Point Tunneling Protocol
Additional Configurations if needed
Under Networking Tab
Type in the IP address of the Domain controller doing the DNS resolution for you, that way it will resolve the IP Addresses to Names immediately instead of waiting for a minute.