The following excerpt is from Chapter 7 of the free e-book "The tips and tricks guide to securing Windows Server 2003" written by Roberta Bragg and available at Realtimepublishers.com. Click for the complete book excerpt series.
VPN protocol choices
Because you are moving from PPTP to L2TP/IPSec, it's important to consider the differences between the two protocols. Both are choices for Windows VPNs. Of the two, L2TP/IPSec is considered the more secure but both have advantages and disadvantages.
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This was first published in November 2004