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Microsoft VPN



This entry is used to define and configure a Microsoft VPN session. It integrates rasdial.exe and rasphone.exe




General – Detail

Microsoft VPN - General tab - Detail

Microsoft VPN - General tab - Detail




VPN name

Name of the VPN.


Username to connect on the Microsoft VPN.


Password to connect on the Microsoft VPN.


Domain to connect on the Microsoft VPN.

Show console error

Display the console errors or messages during the connection. Use this setting to diagnose if any connection problem appears. The application will capture the command line trace and it will display the result.

Ignore error code

This will ignore the error code and allow you to continue. It will flag the VPN connection as failed.

Use certificate only

Only the certificate (VPN name) will be used for authentication, the username, password or domain will not be requested.

Run in 64-bit mode

Specify to use the processor architecture in 64-bit.

Use rasphone (Connection Manager Administration Kit)

Used to open a VPN created with the Connection Manager Administration Kit or when you need to force the rasphone usage.

Default Phonebook

Use the default Phonebook on the computer usually located in %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\rasphone.pbk

RAS phone number

Enter the remote access service phone number

Phone book

Select a phone book file to use for the connection. Specify a local file or network file to share it.

Embedded Phone book

Embed the phonebook directly in the session to make it more portable. Please note that if you use the same phonebook for multiple VPN it's better to create a Phone Book Document to reduce the size of the database.

Phonebook document

Select a Phone Book Document entry from the list populated by the application.


General - Advanced

Microsoft VPN - General tab - Advanced

Microsoft VPN - General tab - Advanced


For more information on the Advanced settings, please consult the VPN Management topic.