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[Archive] [ScreenOS] Configuring a Dial-up VPN Using Windows XP Client with L2TP Over IPSec using the native Windows Client



Article ID: KB10939 KB Last Updated: 14 Dec 2017Version: 6.0

Juniper Networks recommends using an IPSec VPN client application such as NetScreen-Remote, NCP, Shrew etc., due to Windows and protocol limitations. However, if there is need to use the native VPN client on Windows-XP, please follow this article.



  • L2TP over IPSec
  • Windows XP Operating System on client
  • No NetScreen-Remote involved on client side
  • L2TP tunnel over IP Sec configuration on firewall

The following Application Note documents 'Configuring a Dial-up VPN Using Windows XP Client with L2TP Over IPSec (without NetScreen-Remote)':

ScreenOS Windows L2TP IPSec

IMPORTANT: Read the 'Limitations and Caveats' section of the Application Note.

Modification History:
2017-12-07: Article reviewed for accuracy. Minor changes made. Article is correct and complete.
2017-12-14: Archived article.
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