Virtual Private Networking with Windows Server 2003: Interoperability


The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system has integrated VPN technology that helps provide secure, low-cost remote access and branch office connectivity over the Internet. Windows Server 2003 virtual private networking has been designed to interoperate with VPN software and devices that support industry standards for secure remote access. This white paper explains Microsoft's commitment to support VPN interoperability through standards such as Layer Two Tunneling Protocol with Internet Protocol security (L2TP/IPSec) and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).

Included in This Document

  • Overview of VPN Technologies

  • Remote Access VPN Requirements and IPSec-based Implementations

  • Future Directions for Microsoft VPN Support


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