The Routing And Remote Access Service(RRAS) grants some basic router features to Windows Server 2003. Using it, you can create a VPN, allow workstations to connect to the Internet, or create a link between two different networks. This Screen By Screen walks you through the process of how to set up and use RRAS.
Click Start | Administrative Tools | Routing and Remote Access. The Routing and Remote Access console will appear.
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