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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Configuring Connection Properties

Whether you are working with dial-up, broadband, or VPN, you’ll often need to set additional properties after creating a connection. The key properties that you’ll work with are examined in this section.

Note

As you work with connection properties, keep in mind that VPN connections are on top of existing connections and that the configuration of each connection is separate. With VPN, the primary connection is established first using the settings assigned to this connection and then the VPN connection is attempted using the VPN connection settings. With this in mind, you should configure the primary connection first and then configure the options for VPN. You should change this approach only when you are troubleshooting ...

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