Windows 7: L2TP IPSec VPN dialler

Open control panel>network and sharing centre>setup a new network connection



Select use my Internet connection (VPN)


Type IP Address of VPN server and VPN dialler name


Type user name and password, domain optional


skip connection at this time.

6 7

Network and sharing centre>connect to a network>dial up and VPN> right click>property


Click on advanced settings>use certificate for authentication

 9 10

Click on connect.



Keywords: L2TP VPN, AD CS, VPN dialler.

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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2 Responses to Windows 7: L2TP IPSec VPN dialler

  1. Sara says:

    where is the step of a certificate creation for it ? it’s not mentioned? how to do that?


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