Learn how to connect to a VPN using Windows 10.
- [Voiceover] A VPN, or virtual private network,…is a type of network connection…that enables users to securely connect…to a remote computer or a network server…using the Internet as a connection medium.…VPNs have built-in security and encryption technologies…that enable data to be transmitted securely…even when the actual network…is out of the administrator's control.…VPNs enable offsite and remote employees…to access corporate resources from anywhere,…including hotels and hotspots,…without worrying about security.…
The connection acts and feels…like the user's on the enterprise's intranet too,…and users don't have to do…really anything special to connect.…You can create a VPN…from the Network and Sharing Center or from Settings.…Before you start, though, you'll need to obtain…the required server information and credentials.…You can get these from your network administrator…or from a public VPN service.…Once you have this information,…you're ready to create the VPN.…Click Start,…click Settings,…click Network & Internet,…
Author and professor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected, which settings to use to access different resources, and how to keep your system secure. She explains the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect devices when using public networks. She also helps get the most out of the Window 10 sharing center. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules, how to create your own inbound and outbound rules, and how to troubleshoot and modify your network connection.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
- Configuring IP settings and wireless network settings
- Maintaining network security
- Setting up preferences
- Troubleshooting connectivity
- Managing Windows Firewall
- Creating program rules and security rules
- Using ping, ipconfig, Tracert, and PathPing to troubleshoot