RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming) Overview

Windows CE .NET

The RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming) feature for Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET provides support for a Remote Access Service (RAS) server. You can use RAS in any computing environment that has a wide area network (WAN) or a virtual private network (VPN). RAS makes it possible to connect a remote client computer to a network server over a WAN link or a VPN. A device can function as a RAS server that allows clients to connect to that device by using a WAN connection. A Windows CE-based RAS server can accept connections through any Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) miniport in a WAN, including the Point-to-Point-Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) and AsyncMAC miniports. AsyncMAC is an NDIS WAN miniport driver that manages the sending and receiving of packets over Telephony API (TAPI) devices. These devices include direct serial and modem connections.

Feature Summary

The following table shows operating system design information for RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming).

Element Information
Dependencies None
Hardware considerations None

Modules and Components

The following table shows the components and modules that implement RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming).

Item Module Component
RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming) ppp, comm, connpnl, autodial, rasdial None

Operating System Development Topics

RAS Server Implementation Considerations

Application Development Topics

RAS Server/PPTP Server (Incoming)

RAS Server Security

RAS Server Registry Settings

RAS Server Reference

See Also

Windows CE Modules and Components | Catalog Features


 Last updated on Friday, April 09, 2004

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