Virtual Private Networking with Windows Server 2003: Overview


This white paper provides an overview of virtual private networking and the virtual private network (VPN) technologies supported by Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP and describes the set of features that provides advanced security capabilities and simplified administration of VPN connections for enterprise networks.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) and Layer Two Tunneling Protocol with Internet Protocol security (L2TP/IPSec) are described as the two industry standard methods for VPN connections.

Included in This Document

  • Tunneling Basics

  • Advanced VPN Security Features

  • VPN Administration

  • Accounting, Auditing, and Alarming


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