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From: Rick Van Dusen <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] [Bulk] Re: Gaia software
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 12:04:56 -0700
This seems to confirm my statement that an MS server or RDC is still
needed, even though the means to secure it is better and easier.
John Cardinal wrote:
> Rick Van Dusen wrote:
>> I don't know if the tunneling, etc., has been added or upgraded
>> since Culpepper wrote, but the fact remains that use of those
>> protocols still requires either an MS server or a computer to act as
>> a server for Remote Desktop Connection (the latter still having the
>> same constraints).
> VPN technology has advanced in the recent past. There have been some
> enhancements at the protocol level, but the more important changes have been
> in hardware: there are some retail-class routers that now support VPN. That
> simplifies VPN setup and removes the need for a computer that can run a VPN
> Using a VPN tunnel, a remote user's PC essentially becomes a local node on
> the remote network. Once the VPN is established, the remote user could map a
> drive that exists on one of the PCs on the remote network. With the drive
> mapped, it seems likely that a remote user and a local user could access the
> same TMG project in the same manner as if they were both local.
> I have used VPN to establish a tunnel as described above, but I have *not*
> used it to share a TMG project. Perhaps this note will inspire someone to
> try it and see if it actually works.
> Even if it does work, it's not for the faint of heart. It takes some
> networking background to configure and troubleshoot. Every time I have setup
> a VPN, it's taken some fussing to get things working properly.
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