How to Setup VPN on Windows 10

VPNs provide dramatic flexibility in network design and a reduced total cost of ownership in the WAN. A virtual private network can be best described as an encrypted tunnel between two computers over the network such as the Internet.

vpn windows 10 also include new security controls, including monitoring which apps can access data across the company network and permitting the restriction of specific communication ports and IP addresses. Using this system, you use the Internet as a secure link between the host and the remote machine. The remote computer behaves exactly as though it has joined the network of the host system usually your company’s network.

To create a vpn connection the host computer has two important requirements.

  • It must be on the Internet at the moment you try to connect. Usually, that means it needs a full-time Internet connection, like cable modem or DSL.
  • It needs a fixed IP address.

1. Click the Windows 10 and select Settings option.

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2. Click on Network & Internet option.

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3. In the Connections section of the network settings, Click VPN option.

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4. Click Add VPN connection.

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5. You need to enter the correct VPN details.

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6. Under VPN type, select PPTP as it is the most commonly used protocols for VPNs.

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7. For the Type of sign-in info  three options available User name and password, Smart Card and One-time password. We choose User name and password option. This means each time you connect to your VPN service, you’ll be prompted to enter your username and password instead of having that information saved.

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8. Now you’ll see your newly created VPN connection.

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