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How to Setup a VPN Server

How to Setup a VPN Server, go to the Network Connections window on your computer. Setting up a VPN server can safeguard your browsing on a public Wi-Fi network. To do this, follow the setup instructions given below.

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How to Setup a VPN Server

Easy Guidelines For Setup a VPN Server

Setting Up a VPN Server On the Computer

  1. Click the Start button and navigate to the Network Connections window.
  2. Type ncpa.cpl in the search bar for quick access.
  3. Tap the Enter button and wait for it to appear on the screen.
  4. Press the Alt key when you see the Network Connections window.
  5. Click New Incoming Connection from the drop-down box.
  6. Select the User Accounts on your computer or click Add Someone to include a new user account.
  7. Click the Next button and select the Through The Internet check-box.
  8. Select the required networking software and click the Allow Access button to complete the How to Setup a VPN Server.

Guidelines to Set Up a VPN Server

  • Turn on the computer to set a VPN server. Setting up a VPN server can protect your web browsing on a public network. The given steps here can work well with Windows 7, 8, and 10 operating systems. The VPN Server users Point-to-point tunneling protocol (PPTP). This protocol enables the Windows computer to function as a VPN server.
  • To create a VPN Server, click the Start button and navigate to the Search field. In the Search field, enter ncpa.cpl and click the item to open the Network Connections window. Wait for the Network Connection window to open on your computer. Press the Alt key on the keyboard to open the File menu.
  • You can also select the File menu and then choose the New Incoming Connection option. A screen to select the User Accounts appears. A set of user accounts from your primary account will appear. You can either select the user accounts from the existing accounts or create a new one.
  • To add new user accounts, select the Add Someone button. Before you choose a user account, ensure that it is secured with a strong password. Keep in mind that a weak password can be cracked easily.
  • After choosing the user accounts, click the Next button and you will see a window for allowing access to the users.
  • Click the checkbox next to the Through the Internet option and select the Next button. Now you can select the networking protocols for the incoming connections in the succeeding window. For example, if you do not want the connected users to access a Printer or shared files on your LAN, you can deselect the File & Printer Sharing for the Microsoft Networks option.
  • Enable or Disable the required software by clicking the checkbox next to it. After changing the settings, click the Allow Access button and wait for the Windows computer to configure the customized settings. This process can take 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Now your VPN server is ready to accept the incoming connections. If you want to disable the VPN server afterwards, go to Start menu and open Network Connections. Delete the Incoming Connections item and your How to Setup a VPN Server gets disabled.
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