How to create a VPN/IPSEC Between Two Servers
Setting up virtual private network between two servers helps to create a secure network path for the transmission of data. Before setting up VPN/IPSEC between two servers, it is necessary to gather required information (i.e. server IP address, domain name, and other authentication settings) about those servers to complete the entire process successfully. Here’s I am going to guide you regarding the set up process of Windows 7 in the following:
At first, you have to launch the VPN Wizard in the computer by following the below pathway: Click on Start Button > Type VPN in search box & press Enter > Click on the ‘Set up a virtual private network (VPN) connection’.
Then you have to enter the specified IP address in the field which is named as ‘Internet address’.
Access the network by clicking on the Connect button after entering proper username as well as password.
You have to click on the ‘Windows Logo’ which is present at the bottom right portion of VPN window. Then click on the ‘Connect’ button which is present under section named as ‘VPN Connection’.
For completion the set-up of the server, you have to access the adapter settings in your computer, This can be done by following the below mentioned steps: Click on Start Button > Type ‘Network and Sharing’ in the search box > Select ‘Network and Sharing Centre’ from the appeared options > Then choose ‘Change adapter settings’ option.
In this step, you have to indicate the name of the specific server which you want to give the VPN access. You have to simply follow the below mentioned steps: Click on File from the appeared menu > Select new Incoming Connection > Choose the desired server on which the outgoing VPN setting needs to be established. Then click on the Next button.
You have to select the desired option which permits all users to connect with this network via internet. Then click on the Next button.
Then you have to indicate the specific type of the IP (i.e. TCP/IPv4) which you want to use in your created connection.
Clicking on the ‘Allow Access’ button will make the other server to get the proper internet access via the created VPN.