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Can Windows XP incoming connections handle L2TP with IPsec?

Can Windows XP incoming connections handle L2TP with IPsec?

Can Windows XP incoming connections handle L2TP with IPsec and, if so, how do I implement it?
Windows XP Professional comes with remote access server capabilities that are very similar to those available in Windows 2000 Professional. The limitation with this feature is that a Windows XP computer can only accept a single incoming connection on each interface that can accept a connection. For example, a Windows XP machine can accept incoming connections on each of the following interfaces:

  • Dial-up modem serial interface
  • Infrared interface
  • Parallel port interface
  • VPN interface

    Windows XP Professional provides simple VPN server capabilities that lets you connect single VPN clients to your internal network one at a time and can accept calls from any Windows PPTP or L2TP/IPsec client.

    Here are two articles with the steps to configuration.

  • This was first published in January 2006

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