Get the focused, in-depth technical expertise you need to deploy virtual private networks (VPNs) using the Windows Server 2003 operating system. The authors—networking specialists from the Microsoft Windows Server team—thoroughly detail VPN components, capabilities, and security considerations for remote access and site-to-site connections. From planning and design to deploying and troubleshooting your solution, you get expert technical guidance through all key decision points and procedures. This guide also features an end-to-end deployment example and best practices information, with additional resources on CD.
Get the technical drill-down you need to:
Evaluate your organization’s interoperability and security requirements
Define and implement VPN-related network infrastructure—including routing, name resolution, Active Directory domains, and certificate services
Select and implement VPN protocols—PPTP and L2TP/IPSec
Implement advanced security services, including Network Access Quarantine Control and certificate-based authentication
Design, configure, and deploy VPN servers, including firewall configuration
Configure RADIUS authentication for VPN connections
Plan and implement remote access policies
Use Connection Manager for large-scale remote access VPN deployment
Set up a VPN test lab
Learn expert troubleshooting tactics—including solutions to common problems
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Deploying Virtual Private Networks with Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003
Joseph Davies is an award-winning author and instructor with 18 years' experience in TCP/IP, networking, and security technologies. His books include Understanding IPV6, Second Edition and Windows Server 2008 TCP/IP Protocols and Services, and he writes the monthly column "The Cable Guy" for Microsoft TechNet.
Elliot Lewis, a program manager in the Network Infrastructure group on the Windows Server team, is responsible for routing, remote access, and VPN solutions for Windows Server 2003. He is MCSE, CCDP, CCSE, and MCT certified.