IPv4 properties of VPN connection does not work

While I was setting up a VPN connection to my Azure Virtual Network I wanted to uncheck the option to use the Default Gateway of the connected network. Normally you'd do this by clicking on the Properties button of the selected protocol.

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However, there appears to be a bug in Windows 10 and VPN connections for this button which causes the Properties window not to appear.

I have solved this with the help of Todorovic Dragan's post about this matter. Over there he states you can change the Default Gateway setting manually.

Just navigate to the folder C:\Users\[YourUsername]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk and open the file rasphone.pbk file in your favourite text editory.

This file contains all configuration settings of your dial-in connections, like VPN's. Search for the configuration block of your connection. For me it's [janhome_manual] and change the option IpPrioritizeRemote to 0.

Changing this setting will disable the checkbox for using the gateway of the remote network.


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