How To - Set up PPTP VPN on Windows

  1. In your Windows Control Panel, select Network and Internet.
  2. In the Network and Internet window, select VPN from the left-hand menu.



  1. Select Add a VPN connection.



  1. In the drop-down menu at the top of the Add a VPN connection wizard, select Windows (built-in).



  1. Fill in the Connection name with the name you'd like to give your VPN connection, and enter the DNS name that points to your Cipafilter (example: or the primary IP address of your filter.
  2. In the VPN type dropdown, select Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).



  1. Enter the username and password set in the Management Users page of the Cipafilter in the appropriate fields, and click Save.



  1. On the VPN page, click on your new VPN connection, and then click Connect.



  1. You are now connected to your VPN and the connection should show "Connected".



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