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VPN on NT 4.0 using domain instead of IP address

VPN on NT 4.0 using domain instead of IP address

VPN on NT 4.0 using domain instead of IP address

Can NT 4.0 establsih a VPN using a domain instead of an IP address?  Not sure if this can be done, but for technical reasons it would save a lot of headaches.  

I am with a cable ISP that will not issue a static IP address, and through some great help here in the forums have discovered DynIP (dynip.com) which will issue a domain name for servers with a changing IP address.

If anyone knows of a way to establish a VPN without a static IP address, you will have a fan for life.


RE: VPN on NT 4.0 using domain instead of IP address

If you mean allowing a client to connect up to a NT 4.0 server via VPN. configure RAS on the server, enable vpn and set permissions. forward vpn pass thru to your server through your router( if you have one)[ports 47 and 1723].

You will have to use dynamic name services from DYNU, TZO, or anyother vendor. This will map your dynamic ip to a host name.

On the client side use the host name instead of the ip address in your vpn config.

Other than using the service or writing a personal script that is similiar to the service. NO

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