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In Windows Server 2003, you cannot establish an outgoing remote access connection by using one of the following methods:
Error 734 - The PPP link control protocol terminated.
This problem may occur for the following outgoing connections:
TCP/IP CP reported error 31: A device attached to the system is not functioning.
This problem occurs because the Remote Access Connection Manager times out while it tries to plumb the route of the newly established connection to the routing table.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
For more information about the IpOutLowWatermark registry entry and about the IpOutHighWatermark registry entry, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
If you start remote access tracing by running the NETSH RAS SET TRACING * ENABLED command, the following information will be logged:
The PPP.log file
The RASMAN.log file
 08-23 13:09:23:215: RasIPCPProjectionNotification returned 31
The RASIPCP.Log file
 08-23 13:09:23:215: d:\nt\net\rras\ras\rasman\rasman\request.c, 7070: Activate Route failed for VPN3-4. dwErr = 31
 08-23 13:09:23:215: IPCP: RasActivateRoute done(31)
Article ID: 951013 - Last Review: April 11, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
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