This is an internet pathway used to extend public network resources of a company through a secure network pipe to connect to a remote network. A virtual private network (VPN) utilizes a public telecommunication infrastructure, like the Internet, to offer remote offices or individual users with secure use of their organization‘s network connecting with the expensive system of owned or leased lines that could only be used by one organization. The aim of a VPN is to provide the organization the same capabilities, in a reduced cost.
A VPN works using the shared public infrastructure while keeping privacy through security procedures and tunneling protocols including the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP). A different security involves masking not merely data, but also the remote and static network addresses.
a. Establishing a VPN in windows would need to go to my network places right click on the network icon. >Then go to properties. >On the right column click on properties and create a “new a network connection”
b. Click next> from the box click “advanced connection”> then incoming connection> on the next screen uncheck direct parallel LPT1 in the box.. > then click next.
c. To allow virtual who uses the private connections specify the group and click next.. Select all users that are to access VPN.
d. For security reasons deny any admin account rights access unless there are legitimate reasons to give remote administrative rights….
e. After clicking next choose which protocols to use. You can leave them as default and then click finish.
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