Remote access portals are those created by using specific devices, protocols, and techniques to facilitate trusted access to internal resources from outside the network. Trusted access is defined as approved access by employees, contractors, partners, and customers. It is typically protected by authentication requirements and may be restricted by conditions and protected via encryption. Windows Server 2003 provides several types of remote access through its Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS) and Internet Authentication Services (IAS). RRAS provides
Dial-up access via the public telephone network
Virtual Private Network (VPN) connections over the dial-up connection
VPN connections over private Wide ...