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JSI Tip 3192. How do I configure 'Allow Calling Computer to Specify its own IP Address' in Windows 2000 RRAS?

Due to changes in Windows 2000 RRAS, the subject option is no longer available.

You can force it using any of the following methods:

Edit the Registry.

1. Set the remote access policy to Server settings define policy.

2. Use Regedt32 to navigate to:


On the Edit menu, Add Value name AllowClientIpAddresses as a REG_DWORD data type. Set the data value to1.

Modify the remote access 'Allow access if dial-in permission is enabled' policy.

1. Depending on how you configured user authentication, open the RRAS MMC or IAS MMC snap-in.

2. Select Remote Access Policies.

3. Right-click Allow access if dial-in permission is enabled, and press Properties.

4. Press Edit Profile on the Policy Condition dialogue.

5. Press IP on the Edit Dial-in properties dialog.

6. Press Client may request an IP address.

7. Press OK and OK.

NOTE: The above allows any client to request an IP Address.To restrict it to some clients, you must create a new policy with new conditions.

RRAS server is not a part of a domain.

If the Windows 2000 RRAS server is NOT part of a domain, My Network Places has an Incoming Connections icon which you can use:

1. Right-click My Network Places and press Properties.

2. Right-click Incoming Connections and press Properties.

3. Press Networking.

4. Press Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and press Properties.

5. Select Allow calling computer to specify its own IP address.

6. Close My Network Places.

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