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OS X Server 5.0 Essentials - Apple Pro Training Series: Using and Supporting OS X Server on El Capitan, Third Edition by Ben Greisler, Arek Dreyer

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Lesson 17. Providing Security via the VPN Service

Goals

Image Identify the benefits of a virtual private network (VPN)

Image Configure the VPN service

A virtual private network connection is like having an impossibly long Ethernet cable from a user’s computer or device somewhere else in the world to your organization’s internal network; your users can use the VPN to encrypt all traffic between their computers or devices and the computers inside your organization’s internal network.

Don’t confuse a firewall and a VPN; a firewall can block network traffic ...

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