Configuring Virtual Private Network Connections

Windows Vista supports both outgoing and incoming VPN connections. For outgoing connections, Windows Vista is the client and connects to a VPN server on a remote network, usually the corporate intranet. For incoming connections, Windows Vista acts as a server and allows a remote client computer to establish a VPN connection between the two computers. In enterprise environments, outgoing VPN connections are commonly used to allow mobile users to securely access resources on the corporate intranet from remote locations. Incoming VPN connections to client computers are rarely used in enterprise environments, so most of this discussion deals with outbound connections only. For information on how to create ...

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