VPN Training | Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training

Commitment 2 Days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
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Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


VPN Training – Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training: Virtual private networks extend private networks by moving information across a public domain, such as the internet. With the developing nature of these networks, VPN training courses are beneficial to employees in the VPN industry. This field has changed dramatically since it was first created, as early data networks relied on VPN connectivity through dial-up modems and leased line connections.

Today’s virtual private networks can be either remote access or site-to-site. With remote access, the computer user is connected to a network, and in site-to-site, two networks are connected together. In order to keep on top of these advancements in technology, VPN Training – Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training programs are available.

  • 2 days of VPN Training – Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training with an expert instructor
  • VPN Training – Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee



After completing this VPN Training – Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training course, students will be able to:

  • Understand IPsec, featuring the Authentication Header, Encapsulating Security Payload, Internet Key Exchange, and implementation details
  • Understand PPTP, L2F, L2TP, and MPLS as VPN tunneling protocols
  • Review Two-party and three-party authentication, including RADIUS and Kerberos
  • Explore the Public key infrastructure (PKI) concept and its integration into VPN solutions
  • Understand Access control policies, mechanisms, and management, and their application to VPNs
  • Review VPN gateway functions, including site-to-site intranet, remote access, and extranet
  • Review Gateway configuration, provisioning, monitoring, and accounting
  • Explore Gateway interaction with firewalls and routers
  • Understand VPN client implementation issues, including interaction with operating systems
  • Understand Client operation issues, including working with NAT, DNS, and link MTU limits
  • Explore VPN service and network management architectures and tunnel and security management
  • Review successful VPN deployments
  • Discuss successful and unsuccessful VPN deployments
  • Step through a practical process for managing a VPN deployment project
  • Explore the current and future market trends
  • We can adapt this VPN training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this VPN training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VPN training around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VPN training course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this VPN Training | Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Training course:

  • IT Managers, Security Officers, Network Engineers, Tech Support, and anyone who is interested in VPN.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this training course are:

  • None


  • VPN Definition
  • Potential Uses and Benefits
  • VPN Motivation
  • The VPN Market
  • VPN Requirements
  • Building Blocks of a VPN
  • VPN Technologies
  • VPN Topology
  • VPN Protocols
  • VPN versus Mobile IP
VPN Architectures
  • VPN Requirements, Building Blocks, and Architectures
  • Implementer-based VPN Architectures
  • Security-based VPN Architectures
  • Layer-based VPN Architectures
  • Class-based VPN Architectures Site-to-Site Intranet VPNs
  • Remote Access VPNs
  • Extranet VPNs
Key Aspects of VPN Security
  • Overview of Network Security
  • Internet Architecture
  • Security Issues Connecting to the Internet
  • Relevant Cryptography
  • Generic Secure Channel
  • Cryptography
  • Shared Key Cryptography
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Digital Signatures
  • Message Authentication Codes

Tunnels and VPNData Integrity and Confidentiality.

VPN Tunneling Protocols
  • PPTP
  • L2F
  • L2TP
  • IPsec
  • MPLS
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
  • Overview and Basic Operation
  • The basis for L2 VPN Protocols
  • Major Components
  • Wire Authentication Protocols
  • Backend Authentication Servers
  • Configuration of Network Protocols
Layer Two VPN Protocols
  • Common Aspects
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Layer Two Forwarding (L2F)
  • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
  • Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
IP Security Protocol (IPSEC)
  • Basic IPsec Concepts
  • IPsec and VPNs
  • Authentication Header (AH)
  • Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
  • Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
  • Operational Modes
  • Security Associations
  • Mandatory Configurations
  • Issues with Remote Access
  • Key Management
  • ANX Implementation
  • L2TP with IPSEC
  • Phase 1 Negotiation
  • Phase 2 Negotiation
  • IPsec Implementation
Authentication and access control in VPN
  • PAP and CHAP
  • PPP Authentication
  • S/KEY and OTP
  • Trusted Third-Party Authentication
  • Kerberos
  • X.509 Public Key Infrastructure
  • Pretty Good Privacy Trust Model
  • Authentication in VPNs
  • Gateway-Gateway Authentication
  • Access Control Policy
  • Access Control Rules
  • Access Control Lists
  • Access Control Policy Management
  • Access Control in VPNs
  • VPN Training
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and VPNs
  • PKI Architecture
  • Certification
  • Validation
  • Trust Models
  • Digital Certificate Formats
  • X.509 Digital Certificate
  • Certificate Management System
  • Certificate Protocols
  • Certificate Use in VPNs
VPN SOLUTIONS and implementations
  • Assessing Your Environment and Needs
  • Design Methodology
  • Basic Administrative Tasks
  • VPN Project Management
  • Successful VoIP deployments
  • A practical process for managing a VoIP deployment project
  • VPN Gateways.
  • Gateway Configuration and Provisioning
  • VPN Gateway and Firewall
  • VPN Design Issues
  • A VPN Solution Scenario
  • VPN Clients
  • Alternative VPN Clients
  • A Remote Access VPN Scenario
QOS and Performance Issues
  • Factors Affecting Performance
  • QOS Defined
  • TCP Operation
  • Broad Protocol Options
  • Applicability to VPNs
  • Role of the ISP
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Evolution of Typical ISP Backbone
  • Attempts at Switching IP Traffic
  • Applicability to VPNs
VPN Network and Service Management
  • Network Management Architecture
  • Network Management Protocols
  • Applicable MIBs and Probes
  • SNMP Issues
  • VPN Service Management.
  • Service Level Agreement.
  • Network Operations Centers (NOCs)
  • Redundancy and Load-balancing
  • Integration with Existing Security
Survey of VPN Products and Services
  • Product Categories
  • Vendor Survey
  • Factors in Product Selection
  • Outsourcing Options
  • Future Trends
  • VPN Training Course Wrap-up
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