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No... That statement is a bit misleading... The native RDP data link is
encrypted although some folks, including myself, do run RDP through a VPN or
SSH tunnel for added security.
Basically if you use a VPN or SSH tunnel you make that connection first then
the RDP connection.
Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
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"Tom Beaman" <Tom Beaman@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Two questions:
> 1. Do I NEED to set up a Virtual Private Network to use the Remote
> That is what it sounds like at
> 2. Is there an advantage if I set up a VPN? Does the Remote Desktop
> Connection application then use the VPN to connect client to host?
> Thanks in advance for your help!