Difference Between Remote Access VPN,Site to Site VPN and Windows VPN Connection

Created: May 31, 2016 22:43:29Latest reply: Jun 13, 2016 12:19:53 1927 2 0 0

What is the difference between Remote Access VPN,Site to Site VPN and Windows VPN Connection?

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Z2N     Created Jun 1, 2016 10:10:23 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

Briefly speaking, the difference is this:
classify by network structure, vpn can be divided into: remote vpn, site to site vpn.

Site to site is usually used for branch and headquarter, the VPN device can protect all the traffic between the two sites.

Remote access is used to solve single travelling working staff  connecting to office network. They can use laptop installed with  ssl vpn client or l2tp client as vpn access device, the laptop establishes vpn tunnel with the vpn gateway of office network.

classify by vpn protocol, the major protocol: IPSEC,  SSL, L2TP, PPTP, MPLS.

Site to Site vpn usually use IPSEC, MPLS; remote access usually use SSL vpn, L2TP vpn.

Windows VPN can be seen as one kind of remote access vpn.

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SHS     Created Jun 13, 2016 12:19:53 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)


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