VPN setup and configuration

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  • dynamic multipoint VPN (DMVPN)

    A dynamic multipoint virtual private network (DMVPN) is a secure network that exchanges data between sites without needing to pass traffic through an organization's headquarter VPN server or router. 

  • tunneling or port forwarding

    Tunneling is the transmission of data intended for use only within a private, usually corporate network through a public network in such a way that the routing nodes in the public network are unaware that the transmission is part of a private network... 

  • Network Address Translation (NAT)

    NAT (Network Address Translation or Network Address Translator) is the translation of an Internet Protocol address (IP address) used within one network to a different IP address known within another network. 

About VPN setup and configuration

VPN setup and configuration is a frequent responsibility for networking professionals working in the WAN. Our resources provide best practices for how to configure VPN firewalls, servers and clients, while avoiding challenges like NAT traversal and encryption. We also offer VPN troubleshooting tips to help solve user access problems including slow VPN connections.