O'Reilly logo

Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) by Microsoft Networking Team, Tony Northrup, Joseph Davies

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Planning and Design Considerations

When deploying a site-to-site VPN solution, you must consider the following planning and design issues:

  • VPN protocols

  • Authentication methods

  • VPN routers

  • Internet infrastructure

  • Site network infrastructure

  • Authentication infrastructure

  • PKI

VPN Protocols

Windows Server 2008 includes support for the following site-to-site VPN protocols:

  • PPTP. PPTP uses PPP user authentication and MPPE encryption. When Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (MS-CHAP v2) is used with strong passwords, PPTP is a secure VPN technology. For certificate-based authentication, EAP-TLS can be used with registry-based user certificates. PPTP is easily deployed and can be used across most network address translators (NATs).

  • L2TP/IPsec ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required