A networking protocol that enables remote users to access corporate networks securely across the Internet by dialing into an Internet service provider (ISP) or by connecting directly to the Internet. PPTP supports multiprotocol virtual private networks (VPNs). Because PPTP allows multiprotocol encapsulation, users can send any packet type over an IP network.
A set method for connecting Windows NT clients and servers to each other over a Remote Access Services. When PPTP is combined with encryption, it makes up a virtual network between a LAN or WAN and ordinary dial-up users.
A new networking technology that supports multiprotocol virtual private networks (VPNs). PPTP enables secure access to private networks across the Internet. With PPTP enabled, remote users can dial into an Internet service provider (ISP), or connect directly to the Internet, and all communication between the user and private network is secure.