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Setting up a VPN on Windows 2008 R2, should I use PPTP or SSTP?

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http://serverfault.com – I'm setting up a VPN test server, on Windows 2008 R2. I seem to remember that PPTP isn't ideal, as on a Cisco firewall you need to allow quite a large range of ports open (with the GRE protocol too?) Anyway, my vague memories of this aren't brilliant, so I would like to know, what's the more secure protocol for setting up remote VPN access (from users dialling in from home, so not a VPN tunnel or anything). (HowTos)