A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides the connectivity necessary for a long distance and is also referred to as a Wide Area Network (WAN). A VPN provides the capability to work over a private or public network. Tunneling allows the VPN to use the same hardware infrastructure as the internet but with security mechanisms that allow it to be protected during transmission. VPNs are used to support remote, protected access for personnel in an organization that telecommute.
A VPN solution uses a client/server design. First, the remote host (client) that will be used to log into the company resources will connect to any public Internet Service Provider (ISP). Second, the host will ...
This solution discusses the Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution for remote access. Research issues of configuration, implementation, applications, security, and any other important aspects of VPN are discussed.