Create Azure VPN point to Site

1- Download the MakeCert tool from the SDK to create the certificates for the VPN:

Install Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8.1

Only Select windows software development kit and net framework 4.5.1 software development kit those should be enough to have the MakeCert tool for creating the VPN certificate


2- Create the certificate:

Create a folder on your c: drive and run the following commands

PS C:\TempFolder> & 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\bin\x64\makecert.exe'  -sky exchange -r -n "CN=RootCertificateName" -pe -a sha1 -len 2048 -ss My "RootCertificateName.cer"


PS C:\TempFolder> & 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\bin\x64\makecert.exe' -n "CN=ClientCertificateName" -pe -sky exchange -m 96 -ss My -in "RootCertificateName" -is my -a sha1


From MMC verify that the RootCertificate is installed on your Local Machine Root Certificate Container  and that the ClientCertificate is installed in the Local Machine Personal Certificate container.


3- Enable VPN Point to Site


4 -Add a Subnet for the VPN client Address

5- Add Gateway to the Virtual Network you already have

5- Upload the Certificate

6- Now the Client will appear to Download

Download either 64 or 32 and you are now set to connect





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  4. Moyenda says:

    Hi, Does this work on windows 8.1 though ? having difficulty to get the x64 VPN package show connection icon after installation…

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