PPTP VPN from Windows Smart VPN Client to Vigor Router

This article demonstrates how to set up Vigor Router as a PPTP VPN server for Windows with Smart VPN Client, and how to establish a PPTP VPN from Windows client to the private network of Vigor Router.

The Configuration of Vigor Router

1. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> Remote Dial-In User, and click an available index number to edit the profile.

a screenshot of DrayOS VPN dial-in user list

2. Check Enable this account, enter username and password, make sure you have enabled "PPTP" in Allowed Dial-in Type.

a screenshot of DrayOS VPN Dial-in user profile setup

And the router is ready for VPN connections.

Establish the VPN from Windows Smart VPN Client

3. Launch Smart VPN Client, go to Profiles and click Add.

a screenshot of Smart VPN Client profile list

4. Edit the profile as follows:

a screenshot of Smart VPN Client profile setup

5. Go to the Connection tab, select the profile we just created at Active Profile, and switch on Connect. It will ask for credentials, input the username and password in step 2, then click OK to start the connection.

a screenshot of Smart VPN Client Dial To VPN

After VPN is successfully connected, we can check VPN status form the router at VPN and Remote Access >> Connection Management.

a screenshot of DrayOS VPN Connection status

Published On: Feb 03, 2016 

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