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Starting a Windows 7 Agile VPN Connection

VPN connections can be managed either from the Network and Internet / Network and Sharing Center menu:

or more concisely from the Network and Internet / Network Connections menu:

Just click on Connect and the VPN tunnel comes up after which the following status information is available:

Unfortunately there is not much detailed status information available:

The console command ipconfig /all shows the created virtual VPN interface:

PPP adapter VPN:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VPN
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.245(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

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