Connect from Windows95/98 to a VPN server
First, we need to connect to the Internet:
||On dialing out to the Internet, you need to use
as Username and password the values
assigned to you by your ISP.
now we need to know the IP-address of the VPN-server, because we
need to update/define it now in the properties of the
While you are still connected via the modem to the Internet,
start now the
connection for the VPN, using your network logon username (and
||Since we now connect to a server,
we need now to use a valid Username
(and password) for a connection to
the VPN-server system.
With VPN, you connect via RAS to a server
"like being connected on a local network".
But when being connected via a local network, it is the Username
(and password) entered during bootup , which defines your
And it is the SAME with
dialing in via VPN:
When booting up your VPN-client, you MUST
already get a network
Logon screen and you MUST enter
a Username (and password) valid for
My experience: Enter in the Logon-Window and the
windows the same Username and password !
(and don't ask: I do NOT
know, why we have to enter this user-information twice)
You can see the communications during the logon process (see the
blinking icon in the taskbar):
You have now 2 connections:
And now your are connected to the VPN-server, as if you would be
on the same
network cable, as you can see viewing the Network-Neighborhood:
||Since your "network cable" is now
little slow, it takes a little longer.
But then it shows your server:
You are now connected !
but everything takes now a little
longer, so get used to:
Don't forget to hang-up on BOTH Dialup-connections, once you are