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VPN access to 2003 server

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Since I'm unable to search for topics including VPN, I am posting a new topic. Apologies if it has been covered. A link to an existing howto would help.

I have a Windows 2003 small business server, which I want to access from abroad, using an XP laptop and dial-up internet. The server has two network adapters. The Internet connection is, connecting via a gateway at with NAT. The internal network is 192.168.0.xxx via the other adapter, with DHCP on the server.

What do I need to do to allow access to the server via VPN, and what do I need on the Laptop? Can I use PPTP, which I believe is easier to pass through the router?

I am considering replacing the simple internet router with a Netgear ProSafe VPN router, which supports VPN access rather than pass-through, would it make access easier?
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You need to setup Routing and Remote Access. You will also need a router that supports VPN such as the Netgear ProSafe that you mentioned.
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