Is a Remote Desktop Connection like Team Viewer a VPN

Created Jun 04, 2016 00:36:06Latest reply Jun 07, 2016 14:26:46 1221 1 0 0

Is a Remote Desktop Connection like Team Viewer a VPN?

If not why can the user access the private network(Remote Desktop or Remote PC Desktop) over the Internet and why is it not a VPN?

VPN is a way to extend a private network network over the internet.

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Busy_with_lazy_mind  Moderator   Created Jun 07, 2016 14:26:46 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

teamviewer is not VPN, the two clients should first register on the teamviewer server.

if the clients use public IP address, they will establish a P2P connection.

If one side use private private IP address, access internet through NAT, the teamviewer server will exchage the traffic for each other.

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