VPN communications

Code No
Skill Category No: 
7
Skill No: 
1
Topic No: 
12
Level: 
III
Objective: 

Understanding the functions and mechanism of VPN.

  • VPN Routing
  • User-visible PPVPN services
    • Virtual private wire and private line services (VPWS and VPLS)
    • Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
    • IP-only LAN-like service (IPLS)
  • Categorizing VPN security models
  • Authentication before VPN connection
  • Trusted delivery networks
  • Security mechanisms and mobility
  • OSS implementations
    • PoPToP
    • OpenVPN
    • OpenSWan and StrongSwan