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When a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server is configured as a Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) server and PPTP clients from either Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows 95 or 98 try to establish a PPTP session, they receive the following error message:
The Windows 2000 PPTP Server logs the following error message:
Login failed: username, password, or domain was incorrect.
Event ID 20078
The account for user \username connected on port VPN3-127 does not have Remote Access privilege. The line has been disconnected.
Event ID 20189
The user Administrator connected from x.x.x.x but failed an authentication attempt due to the following reason: The user tried to connect using an unauthorized dial-in media.
To resolve this behavior, follow these steps: