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How to Set up a Secure VPN network within your Windows Cloud Server

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) permits you to make a safe association with another organization through the Internet. VPNs are perhaps the most straightforward method for setting up secure information interchanges and ought to be the primary spot you look when investigating secure organization association choices. With the right programming and information, setting up your own VPN is somewhat simple to do and is a spending plan cordial choice for secure information correspondences.

There are five common types of VPN security protocols that are suitable for different purposes. Read our guide below to find out which type is best for your needs and to learn how you can set it up with your own software and minimal (if any) help from a third party.

1. Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP):

 PPTP is one of the oldest VPN protocols in existence. In any case, as innovation progressed, PPTP’s essential encryption was immediately broken, undermining its basic security. Nonetheless, on the grounds that it needs a considerable lot of the security highlights found in other current conventions, it can convey the best association speeds for clients who may not require substantial encryption. Yet, while PPTP is as yet utilized in specific applications, most suppliers have since moved up to quicker more solid conventions.

2. Internet Protocol Security (IPsec):

IPsec VPNs are the conventional VPN strategy. IPsec conventions use encryption. IPsec has extra security benefits other than encryption and requires exceptional programming. IPsec has two modes: transport and tunnel.

  • Transport mode: Just your information is scrambled. Transport mode is utilized between end stations.
  • Tunnel mode: The whole IP bundle is scrambled and afterward typified in another IP packet with another header. This mode is commonly utilized between gateways.

3. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL):

Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol is famous because of its full coordination with each Microsoft working framework since Windows Vista SP 1. SSTP uses 2048-piece SSL/TLS testaments for verification and 256-digit SSL keys for encryption. The greatest downside to SSTP is that is essentially a Microsoft-created exclusive convention and designers don’t approach the hidden code.

4. Internet Key Exchange version 2 (IKEv2):

A typical VPN tunneling convention that gives a safe key trade session. Like L2TP (and IKEv1), IKEv2 is ordinarily combined with IPsec for encryption and confirmation. This convention is excellent at restoring the connection after impermanent connection loss and dominates at exchanging connections across network types (from WiFi to cell, for instance).

5. OpenVPN:

OpenVPN is an open-source convention that permits designers admittance to its basic code. This protocol has filled in prominence because of its utilization of (essentially tough) AES-256 digit key encryption with 2048-piece RSA confirmation and a 160-piece SHA1 hash calculation.

Moreover, the OpenVPN protocol can be easily supported by a wide variety of RDP/VPS Cloud windows servers.

If you are not sure about what kind of connection is best for you and your cloud server, you can always send a message to our local XenonHost support team.