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JSI Tip 3205. Your VPN connection causes an 'Unable to Establish Connection' message?

When Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 2000 is configured to prompt you start your VPN connection, pressing Connect generates:

Unable to Establish Connection?

If IE doesn't initialize a Dial-Up connection before initializing the VPN connection, you will experience this problem.

The solution is to start your VPN session before you start IE.

You could use the technique in tip 0090.

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