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When Windows 2000 clients connect to a Windows 2000-based server using Remote Access Service (RAS) connections, they may receive the following error message:
Windows NT 4.0 clients may receive the following error message:
Error 913: A Remote Access Client attempted to connect over a port that was reserved for Routers only.
Windows 98 clients may receive the following error message:
Error 629: The data link was terminated by the remote machine.
In addition, the following event is generated in the system log of the RAS server, where username is the user name of the connecting user, and port is the RAS port number of the connection port:
Error 645: Dial-Up Networking could not complete the connection to the server. Check your configuration and try the connection again.
Event ID: 20188
Description: The user username, attempting to connect on port, was disconnected because of the following reason:
A Remote Access Client attempted to connect over a port that was reserved for Routers only.
This behavior occurs because the server's RAS port is not configured to accept remote access connections.
To resolve this problem, use the following steps:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.
Article ID: 262357 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 3.3