Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How to handle dynamic IP connection for VPN

Posted on 2004-09-26
4
Medium Priority
?
215 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
Hi,
  I was wondering whether PPTP(VPN) from microsoft or other PPTP devices can support connection from client/server which uses dynamic internet IP (eg. dial-up, broadband with user name and password, etc.).
0
Comment
Question by:JohnWoo
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:JohnWoo
ID: 12157647
If there are.....can I know some of the examples or devices that can do so and how??
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 12159124
As long as the server you are connecting to has a static IP it doesn't matter what you are connecting from. That is the whole point of VPN.
If the server that you wish to connect to has a dynamic IP address then you just need to get a Dynamic DNS account, and then use the dns name instead of the IP address to connect.

Simon.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Microtech earned 200 total points
ID: 12710333
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Q_20699625.html should answer you q and give more insight into what simon has suggested into dynamic dns
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:JohnWoo
ID: 13159491
Thanks. This should help me a lot
0

Featured Post

Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…

824 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question