VPN Server with Windows Server: Installation and Configuration

Installing the Remote Access role

From the server manager, click Add Roles and Features 1 .

Add features

When launching the wizard, click Next 1 .

Wizard add features

Choose role-based installation or 1 feature and click Next 2 .

Install type

Select server 1 and click Next 2 .

Select server

Check the Remote Access role cache 1 and click Next 2 .

Select Remote Access

Skip the list of features by clicking Next 1 .

pass the features

A Remote Access role summary explaining the different services available such as Direct Access, VPN Server, WAF, Routing …. Click Next 1 to move to service selection.

Aperçu des rôles dont Serveur VPN / Overview of roles including VPN Server

Check DirectAccess and VPN (remote access) 1 which is the service that allows the setting up of a VPN server.

Choisir DirectAccess et VPN pour le serveur VPN / Choose DirectAccess and VPN for the VPN server

Click the Add Features 1 button to install the management consoles and dependent roles.

Dépendances pour le serveur VPN / Dependencies for the VPN server

The DirectAcces and VPN service is selected, click Next 1 .

Services sélectionnés pour le serveur vpn / Services selected for the vpn server

The IIS role must be installed, a summary of it is displayed, click Next 1 .

Overview Web Server IIS

Leave IIS services default, click Next 1 .

IIS features

A summary of the installation is displayed, confirm by clicking Install 1 .

Démarrer l'installation du serveur VPN / Start the VPN server installation

Wait during the installation of the roles necessary to set up the VPN server …

When the installation is complete, click Close 1 to exit the wizard.

Installation completed

Now that the features necessary to install a VPN server are installed, we will go to the configuration.