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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Working with Access and Connectivity Policies

Access and connectivity policies control network connections, dial-up connections, and Remote Assistance configurations. These policies affect a system’s connectivity to the network as well as remote access to the system.

Configuring Network Policies

Many network policies are available. Network policies that control Internet Connection Sharing, Internet Connection Firewall, Windows Firewall, and Network Bridge are configured at the computer level. Network policies that control local area network (LAN) connections, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) configuration, and remote access are configured at the user level. The primary policies that you’ll want to use are summarized in

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