Microsoft PPTP VPN Gateway
Configuring Microsoft PPTP
Windows 2003 Server
- Logon with administrative rights.
- Configure PPTP VPN.
- Go to Start | All Programs | Administrative Tools | Configure Your Server Wizard, select the Remote Access/VPN Server role. The click the next button which runs the the Routing and Remote Access Wizard.
- On the Routing and Remote Access wizard, follow the following steps:
- Select "Virtual Private Network (VPN) and NAT" and click Next.
- Select the network interface for use by VPN connection and click Next.
- Specify the network that VPN clients should connect to in order to access resources and click Next.
- Select VPN IP Address assignment methodology (DHCP/VPN pool) and click Next.
- Specify VPN pool if VPN pool was chosen in step d and click Next.
- Identify the network that has shared access to the Internet and click Next.
- Select if an external RADIUS server is to be used for central authentication and click Next.
- Give users VPN access rights. Open the properties page for a user, select that user's Dial-In properties page and select "Allow access" under Remote Access Permissions.
- Configure Server Logging - Enable authentication and accounting logging from the Settings tab on the properties of the Local File object in the Remote Access Logging folder in the Routing and Remote Access snap-in. The authentication and accounting information is stored in a configurable log file or files stored in the SystemRoot\System32\LogFiles folder. The log files are saved in Internet Authentication Service (IAS) or database-compatible format, meaning that any database program can read the log file directly for analysis.
- Configure Snare agent to send logs to FortiSIEM.
Sample Syslog Messages
<13>Apr 1 09:28:03 dev-v-win03-vc MSPPTPLog 0
192.168.24.11,administrator,04/01/2009,09:28:00,RAS,DEV-V-WIN03-VC,44,29,4,192.168.24.11,6,2,7,1,5,129,61,5,64,1,65,1,31,192.168.20.38,66,192.168.20.38,4108,192.168.24.11,4147,311,4148,MSRASV5.20,4155,1,4154,Use Windows authentication for all users,4129,DEV-V-WIN03-VC\administrator,4130,DEV-V-WIN03-VC\administrator,4127,4,25,311 1 192.168.24.11 04/01/2009 16:12:12 3,4149,Connections to Microsoft Routing and Remote Access server,4136,1,4142,0