Setting up SSTP VPN access under Windows 8 is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a SSTP VPN connection.
How to Install
- Download SSTP Certificate here.
- Press Windows key and type mmc in the Search tab.
- Under “File” select “Add/remove snap-ins“.Under “File” select “Add/remove snap-ins“.
- Click “Certificates” then “Add“.
- Choose “Computer account” then click Next – Finish – Ok.
- Click the drop down list beside “Certificates” then choose “Trusted Root Certification” and right-click “Certificates“.
- Select “All Tasks” then “Import“.
- Certificate Import Wizard will open then click “Next” then “Browse” the folder where you saved the downloaded SSTP Security Certificate.
- Click “Open” then “Next” and “Finish“. NOTE: A pop-up message will appear that says “the import was successful” click Ok.
- Browse through the list of certificates and you’ll find the sstp vpnreactor certificate and click “Close“
- A pop-up message would appear that says “save console settings to console1?” choose “No”
- Then, press the Windows key, type Virtual Private Network, click the Settings category, and select “Set up a virtual private network (VPN) connection” option.
- Enter sstp.vpnreactor.net in the “Internet Address ” field and Enter VPNReactor SSTP (this can be anything you like) on the Destination name field.
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- Go to the Networks pane.
- Right click on the VPN Connection name you created where in our case it is VPNReactor SSTP connection, and choose View connection properties from the menu.
- Under Security Tab for Type of VPN select “Secure Socket TunnelingProtocol (SSTP)” and check “Allow these protocols” then check “Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2) and “Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)“. After changing those setting click the Ok button.
- Go to Networks pane and select the SSTP connection you have created. .
- Type your VPN username and password and click OK.
- Wait for the Connected sign to appear.