Task 6.1: Deploying IPSec

Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) is currently one of the strongest VPN technologies available. In its default configuration, it can be relatively easy to set up, but it is versatile and can become quite complex. It is an open standard and can be adjusted to integrate with your existing environment. The strength of the encryption, authentication, and integrity validation can also be adjusted.

In the Microsoft implementation, an Active Directory environment currently running on Windows Server 2000, 2003, or 2008 and Windows 2000, XP Professional, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 uses Kerberos as the default configuration for authentication. For integrity validation, the default settings for these operating systems use the ...

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