After you have weighed the VPN components necessary for your VPN implementation, you’ll need to take a look at the layout of your VPN design: what devices need VPN functionality (servers, routers, firewalls, PCs, and so on), what type of VPN functionality they need, and what connectivity is required. This information will greatly assist you in picking a suitable VPN implementation, and will bring up any design issues and problems you should consider before making a final choice.
The following sections discuss some VPN designs, and some issues to consider when using VPNs in your network. Specifically, the section covers the following:
From a design perspective, this section ...