Re: External tech support connecting through RRAS, not VPN

From: Karl Levinson [x y] mvp (
Date: 12/10/02

From: "Karl Levinson [x y] mvp" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 16:36:52 -0500

"Marlon Brown" <> wrote in message
> I have some external tech support people that persist in using WIn2K RRAS
> connect to our company and configuring application serves, instead of
> our very friendly Cisco VPN. It is more like a convenience to them, as
> don't want to have a little bit of additional work to accomodate VPN
> settings accordingly on their end.
> How bad is that for security have such RRAS solution available and yes,
> centralized at all, as currently I have three servers with RRAS setup ?

It depends on your security needs. Good security dictates that services
that are not necessary be disabled and/or consolidated, no matter how much
of a risk they pose now or in the future.