Re: Terminal service security

From: Michael Howard [MSFT] (
Date: 05/05/03

Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 20:32:10 -0700

as a general rule - always use TS over a VPN session. the VPN offers a much
higher level of encryption and attack-mitigation than the RDP protocol.

Cheers, Michael
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"Andrea Arquint" <> wrote in message
> Hi there
> We've a Windows 2000 Server network.
> How secure is a connection from a terminal service client
> to a terminal service server over the internet?
> For example: I would like to administrate the windows 2000
> server at home with terminal service.
> Are authentications encrypted?
> Or should I configure VPN to get more security?
> Or should I use PCAnywhere?
> Thanx
> Andrea

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