VPN stands for Virtual Private Server, VPN gives you an encrypted tunnel to transfer data , hence giving importance to security.
Offices have their own private networks where they share files or access other resources ,these networks are not available for public users,Hence to allow a remote employee to access the resources in a private network we can use VPNs
To create a VPN,go to Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections
Create new incoming connection as below :
Create a new connection and add users you want to allow access , rest keep same settings.
Next step is to allow port forwarding in your router , add PPTP with port number 1723
There you go ,you have set a VPN , now get the public ip of your system and connect as below -
After setting up a VPN just connect the same with ip or name as shown below :
Yes , we can create from control panel , Click set up a new connection (VPN)
What is PPTP ?
PPTP stands for Point Tunneling Protocol and it uses a point-to-point protocol to make a direct connection between two nodes or computers