When you attempt to create a new dial-up connection, you receive:
Connection to <number> is not a valid name
The entry must contain at least one character that is not a space and does not begin with a period.
Choose a different name.
NOTE: <number> is the telephone number that you typed.
If you upgraded from a previous operating system, and the RRAS components were NOT properly installed, you will experience this behavior.
To fix the problem, perform and in-place upgrade: