Server 3.1.1 VPN Connecting from windows | Also Authentication Failed

a104375

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Alright so I've tried the registry changes, and Local Service Policy you need to make to allow vpn access from Windows 7 however I haven't had any luck getting access.

Honestly at this point I don't care if I use the built in VPN server or something else, I just need to have a volunteers windows 7 home premium computer be able to login from home and can enter data into a program stored on a share point.

Perhaps a windows VPN client that is separate from the built in one?

I'll use whatever I can to get things working!
 
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a104375

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Now it isn't even working from my mac, I see the connection attempt in the logs, and I get an "Authentication Failed" message now, however all the information matches, I'm using the short username for the account, even made a new test account, shortened the shared secret to something simple. Used to work fine now after the most recent update everything's broken...
 

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Now it isn't even working from my mac, I see the connection attempt in the logs, and I get an "Authentication Failed" message now, however all the information matches, I'm using the short username for the account, even made a new test account, shortened the shared secret to something simple. Used to work fine now after the most recent update everything's broken...
Works fine for me on my Mac. Perhaps checking out Todd Olthoff's video on YouTube. Not sure about Windows but Todd's VPN video/tutorial helped me out. When I had upgraded to 3.1.1 it was broken for me but following Todd's step from scratch helped. Also sometimes it will fail but if you keep trying to connect after the first try it should eventually authenticate and connect. It only takes me between 1-2 tries to connect via VPN from my iPhone & 1 time for all my Mac devices http://youtu.be/y7AffVSHarg
 
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a104375

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Works fine for me on my Mac. Perhaps checking out Todd Olthoff's video on YouTube. Not sure about Windows but Todd's VPN video/tutorial helped me out. When I had upgraded to 3.1.1 it was broken for me but following Todd's step from scratch helped. Also sometimes it will fail but if you keep trying to connect after the first try it should eventually authenticate and connect. It only takes me between 1-2 tries to connect via VPN from my iPhone & 1 time for all my Mac devices http://youtu.be/y7AffVSHarg
Awesome thanks, I'll give that a watch and see if hopefully that at least gets it working again! Hard to troubleshoot getting it working on windows if it isn't even working on mac!
 

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Tried that video, still having issues with Authentication Failed, it was working fine for the first week but now it isn't working at all.

Code:
2014-04-05 17:33:10 EDT	Incoming call... Address given to client = 10.0.0.102
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP incoming call in progress from '192.168.1.97'...
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received SCCRQ
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP sent SCCRP
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received SCCCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received ICRQ
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP sent ICRP
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received ICCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP connection established.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : using link 0
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : Using interface ppp0
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : Connect: ppp0 <--> socket[34:18]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : rcvd [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x742bd921> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : lcp_reqci: returning CONFACK.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : sent [LCP ConfAck id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x742bd921> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP ConfAck id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP EchoReq id=0x0 magic=0x582b49e1]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [CHAP Challenge id=0x16 <206a756e5c76603d76712a587e4a0d6e>, name = "server.milfordbiblecurch.org"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP EchoReq id=0x0 magic=0x742bd921]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP EchoRep id=0x0 magic=0x582b49e1]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP EchoRep id=0x0 magic=0x742bd921]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [CHAP Response id=0x16 <ea63c70f4c308e0146ba015820626c250000000000000000a593ca3de97644bf45596c905edd561413732a3dcad423bc00>, name = "vpn"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : No CHAP secret found for authenticating vpn
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [CHAP Failure id=0x16 ""]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : CHAP peer authentication failed for vpn
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP TermReq id=0x2 "Authentication failed"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : Connection terminated.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP disconnecting...
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP sent CDN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP sent StopCCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP disconnected
2014-04-05 17:33:13 EDT	   --> Client with address = 10.0.0.102 has hungup
I've got it setup real basic now because I got tired to typing long logins. I've been testing this right now locally to the local address.
 

KattDaDon

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Tried that video, still having issues with Authentication Failed, it was working fine for the first week but now it isn't working at all.

Code:
2014-04-05 17:33:10 EDT	Incoming call... Address given to client = 10.0.0.102
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : publish_entry SCDSet() failed: Success!
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP incoming call in progress from '192.168.1.97'...
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received SCCRQ
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP sent SCCRP
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received SCCCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received ICRQ
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP sent ICRP
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP received ICCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : L2TP connection established.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : using link 0
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : Using interface ppp0
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : Connect: ppp0 <--> socket[34:18]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : rcvd [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x742bd921> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : lcp_reqci: returning CONFACK.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:10 2014 : sent [LCP ConfAck id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x742bd921> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP ConfAck id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <auth chap MS-v2> <magic 0x582b49e1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP EchoReq id=0x0 magic=0x582b49e1]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [CHAP Challenge id=0x16 <206a756e5c76603d76712a587e4a0d6e>, name = "server.milfordbiblecurch.org"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP EchoReq id=0x0 magic=0x742bd921]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP EchoRep id=0x0 magic=0x582b49e1]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [LCP EchoRep id=0x0 magic=0x742bd921]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : rcvd [CHAP Response id=0x16 <ea63c70f4c308e0146ba015820626c250000000000000000a593ca3de97644bf45596c905edd561413732a3dcad423bc00>, name = "vpn"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : No CHAP secret found for authenticating vpn
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [CHAP Failure id=0x16 ""]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : CHAP peer authentication failed for vpn
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : sent [LCP TermReq id=0x2 "Authentication failed"]
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : Connection terminated.
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP disconnecting...
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP sent CDN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP sent StopCCN
Sat Apr  5 17:33:13 2014 : L2TP disconnected
2014-04-05 17:33:13 EDT	   --> Client with address = 10.0.0.102 has hungup
I've got it setup real basic now because I got tired to typing long logins. I've been testing this right now locally to the local address.
Oh I don't know then. When I had followed the video I got it working with server name as my public address of my ISP, short name of the username of my login to my Mac and password as well and also with the shared key I created. I also made sure my DNS of the VPN was my server IP address cause when I upgraded to 3.1.1 it was set to the router IP and I couldn't login in since I had my server IP as a DNS in my router with and alternative as a secondary and primary and secondary of Google DNS as a DNS forward lookup on my server. Anyone else on here care to help him out would really appreciate it.
 
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a104375

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Oh I don't know then. When I had followed the video I got it working with server name as my public address of my ISP, short name of the username of my login to my Mac and password as well and also with the shared key I created. I also made sure my DNS of the VPN was my server IP address cause when I upgraded to 3.1.1 it was set to the router IP and I couldn't login in since I had my server IP as a DNS in my router with and alternative as a secondary and primary and secondary of Google DNS as a DNS forward lookup on my server. Anyone else on here care to help him out would be really appreciated.
Thanks, I did just check to make sure my DNS of the VPN was still showing the servers IP.

It seems to be connecting but not authenticating.
 

KattDaDon

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Thanks, I did just check to make sure my DNS of the VPN was still showing the servers IP.

It seems to be connecting but not authenticating.
What VPN Type are you using and did you make sure your Shared Secret is the same as you set in the VPN section of OS X Server?
 

a104375

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What VPN Type are you using and did you make sure your Shared Secret is the same as you set in the VPN section of OS X Server?
Using L2TP. Yes the Shared Secret matches, made it short and easy so in this testing stage it can't be mistyped.
 

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Using L2TP. Yes the Shared Secret matches, made it short and easy so in this testing stage it can't be mistyped.
I use a long Shared Secret but anyways it should at least authenticate and connect. Hmmm... Have you also posted on Apple Support Communities Forum cause i'm not sure what may be the cause but maybe someone on here or on Apple Support Communities Forum will help.
 

KattDaDon

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Nope never did, I'm assuming Apple broke something with the latest update so I've given up and purchased a hardware vpn router which will be installed this week.
Well that sucks. Hopefully everything works with your newly purchased hardware VPN router.
 

a104375

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Well that sucks. Hopefully everything works with your newly purchased hardware VPN router.
Thanks! I hope it does too! I've actually picked up two to hopefully guarantee something working! I really needed to get a good firewall anyway so this was a way to kill two birds with one stone! Thanks for at least attempting to help!
 

KattDaDon

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Thanks! I hope it does too! I've actually picked up two to hopefully guarantee something working! I really needed to get a good firewall anyway so this was a way to kill two birds with one stone! Thanks for at least attempting to help!

Sure thing pal. Your welcome.