Usenet Newsgroups

There are many Usenet newsgroups that may contain articles on VPNs and VPN products. We’ve come up with a list of groups that contain discussions about VPNs:

This group often contains discussions about L2F, L2TP, and the PIX firewall.

A group where many VPN announcements and articles are posted; it’s also a great place for firewall information in general., microsoft.public.windowsnt.protocol.ras, and microsoft.public.windowsnt.steelhead

All of these newsgroups have regular discussions of Microsoft VPN products.


This group sometimes contains articles relating to VPNs, tunneling, and IPSec.


A newsgroup that deals specifically with cryptography issues.

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