Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

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In this chapter, we will consider the different types of VPN, the VPN infrastructure, and virtual networks' requirements. The VPN general architecture, current VPN advantages and disadvantages, provisioning models, and the VPN standard will also be considered.

Chapter Contents:

  • 7.1 Types of VPN
  • 7.1.1 Place-Oriented VPN (PO-VPN)
  • 7.1.2 Software VPN (SVPN)
  • 7.1.3 Dial-In VPN (DVPN)
  • 7.1.4 Secure and Manageable VPNs (SMVPN)
  • 7.1.5 Fault-Tolerant VPN (FVPN)
  • 7.2 VPN General Architecture
  • 7.3 Current VPN Advantages and Disadvantages
  • 7.3.1 Advantages
  • 7.3.2 Disadvantages
  • 7.4 VPN Security Issues
  • 7.5 VPN Standards
  • Summary
  • Review Questions
  • Problems

Inspec keywords: virtual private networks

Other keywords: VPN infrastructure; virtual private network

Subjects: Telecommunication applications; Computer networks and techniques

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