In this video, author Brian Culp identifies the four main Virtual Private Network Protocols that users can choose from when establishing a VPN connection. He also discusses the significance of using the Automatic option, and how the Automatic VPN setting uses the highest level of security available to Windows 10 VPN connections.
- [Voiceover] So we'll start this section…the way I tend to start off sections…in most of the courses I author,…and that is, with a look at concepts.…I think it's important, especially in courses…that are geared towards test prep,…to lay the conceptual foundations…before we get into some of the button clicking.…So the first concept to discuss…when discussing remote connections,…has to do with security.…Why do we talk about securing VPN connections?…Well, it's because data sent…over a virtual private network uses a public network.…
And the public network in question is…nine times out of 10, or 99 times out of 100,…it's going to be the internet.…But we can secure that connection…so that a public connection, the internet,…behaves as though it is private,…as though it is a wire between two specific computers.…To facilitate this behavior, there are several encryption,…encapsulation, and authentication protocols…that become involved.…Now, all the acronyms can be a little overwhelming,…so we'll try to take it one at a time.…
This hands-on, practical course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to manage remote access in Windows 10—and prepare for the Manage Remote Access domain of Microsoft Certification exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices. Brian Culp shows how to create and enable a VPN connection, configure Remote Desktop, establish mobility policies, create and deploy workspaces, and configure offline storage and file syncing. Plus, learn how connect to printers and displays using Wi-Fi Direct.
Review the learning objectives for the Manage Remote Access domain of exam 70-697 at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-697.aspx.
- Creating and enabling a VPN connection
- Using Wi-Fi Sense
- Configuring Remote Desktop
- Troubleshooting with Remote Desktop
- Configuring power policies and mobility options
- Creating workspaces with Windows To Go and PowerShell
- Configuring offline files and file policies
- Adjusting sync options
- Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct devices