1.    03 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Win 10 Pro

    How to connect to Shared Network drive when not on the network?


    How do I connect to a shared network drive I have setup on my Windows 2012 R2 standard server at home, from my Windows 10 pro laptop is at work?
    Do I have to setup a vpn on windows 2012 server and connect to it from my laptop? Someone told me something about doing it that why, but I'm not sure?
    Can someone please help me out.
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  2.    04 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 158
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    Follow this tutorial and you will have a VPN setup on your server. It worked as advertised when I set my home server up.
    Sysads Gazette Setup a Windows Server 2012 VPN - Page 2 of 3 - Sysads Gazette
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  3.    04 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Thread Starter

    WOW! Thanks!
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  4.    04 Feb 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 158
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    Be sure to let us know if it worked for you too.
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  5.    04 Feb 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    The server will have to be set to stay powered on all the time (if it isn't already).
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  6.    06 Feb 2016 #6
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 31
    Win 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Thanks guys, I will be trying that out later tonight, as it is my friday night now and I got two days off to play with all this.
    I'll let you know how it goes, thanks.
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