SSTP Windows 8

SSTP VPN Windows 8

How to setup SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8?
1 Go to "Start" and click on the "Control Panel".
Click on "Network and Internet" if you do not see such icon, skip to next step.
Click on "Network and Sharing Center" and then on "View network status and tasks" link.
Now click on the "Set up a new connection or network".

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
2 Click on the "Connect to a workplace" selection and then click on "Next".

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
3 Click on "Use my Internet connection (VPN)" to create the VPN connection.

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
4 Under "Internet address" you should enter the server host name which needs to match the location that you have purchased.
Note: To see your server IP address, login here with your username and password
Add any name that you want in the "Destination name:" field, we recommend something that can help you quickly indentify the connection.
Make sure that "Remember my credentials" is checked like on the picture and click on "Create".

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
5 Click on the "Connections" icon near your system clock in the bottom right corner.

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
6 Right click on the connection you have just created and then click on "Properties".

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
7 You need to go to "Security" tab and select the same options as on the picture.
After you have made the same options as on the picture under this, you should click on "OK" button

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
8 Click on the "Connections" icon near your system clock in the bottom right corner just like in step 5.
Now click on the "Connect" button and you will be asked your username and password.
Enter the username and password that you got in the email after the purchase.
After you enter the login details (which will be saved) click on "OK" button to connect.

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1
9 You should see a similar screen indicating that you have been connected.

SSTP VPN connection on Windows 8 - Step 1

You can see your RapidVPN connection by the following steps:
Open Start and type "ncpa.cpl" in the search box.
OR:
Go to the "Control Panel" and type "view network connections" in search box.