Problem:

Win 8.1 PC unable to dial into windows 2008 VPN server  with following error
Error 942:

The connection could not be established because the authentication method used by your connection profile is not permitted for use by an access policy configured on the RAS/VPN server. Specifically, this could be due to configuration differences between the authentication method selected on the RAS/VPN server and the access policy configured for it.

Solution:

You can find the problem on the Security tab of the VPN connection Properties window. By default none of the Authentication radio button are selected

The solution: explicitly select an authentication method., I selected Microsoft CHAP Version 2(MS-CHAP v2)

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