This article was previously published under Q173527
Windows NT version 4.0 introduced a new feature called Point-to-PointTunneling Protocol (PPTP). After you have connected to the Internet, youcan make a PPTP connection to your corporate network and access corporateresources. This article discusses how to use one simple batch file toautomate the process of connecting to your Internet service provider (ISP)and then connecting to your corporate PPTP server.
To connect to your ISP and then connect to your corporate PPTP serverwithout needing to launch two phone book entries, create a batch file usingthe following steps:
NOTE: These steps assume that you have already created two phone bookentries, one for your ISP and one for your PPTP Server.
Using a text editor such as Notepad.exe or Edit.com, type the following lines, substituting your personal information for the items in brackets: