Configuring Point-to-site in Azure Resource Manager

In addition to creating a site to site connection in Azure, you can also use the same gateway to configure a Point-to-site connection. Point-to-site configuration allows a secure connection from a client computer, individually, to the virtual network in Azure. It’s a very good solution when you need to work remotely or when you need to give temporary access to a customer to connect to a virtual network.

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Azure “Always On” VPN Point to Site Workaround

Hello, everyone! Recently, I talked about how to deconstruct the Azure VPN client (article in Portuguese) detailing a process to manually create the VPN connection between On-premises and Azure. Today I’m going to give a workaround to keep the connection alive all the time. As you may know, there’s no built-in functionality in Windows to automatically reconnect or start the connection after the boot process. The idea is to use the information we gathered from the first article to create a script to close the connection between the parties.

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Configurando VPN Point to Site para o Azure Manualmente

Recentemente tive problemas com o cliente de VPN que a rede virtual do Microsoft Azure oferece para instalação. A instalação ocorreu conforme planejado em 8 de 10 estações de trabalho. Nas duas restantes, por mais que a instalação fosse refeita diversas vezes, o cliente apresentava problemas geralmente relacionados ao certificado, que obviamente fiz questão de conferir dezenas de vezes se estava correto. Neste artigo vou demonstrar como fazer para configurar manualmente a VPN com o gateway do Azure nestes cenários onde o cliente não funciona como deveria.

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