Chapter 12

Remote Access Technologies

As the modern workforce becomes more mobile, more and more administrators are finding it necessary to support remote servers in their computer networks. Remote access technologies allow end users to connect to an organization’s network from their homes, hotel rooms, coffee shops, and a wide variety of other locations. This chapter covers the remote access technologies used to remotely manage servers; however, many of the same technologies are used to allow remote access to users. These servers may be installed in a different building on the same campus, in a different city, or even in a different country. Remote access technologies are a very important component of our modern global society. These technologies ...

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