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What are some ways to use the VPN connections?  Print this Article

Our (SSL) VPN Gateway allows out-of-band access to your server over the private network. Common uses are:

  1. 1. Upload/download files to your server without using public bandwidth.
  2. 2. Connect to your server private IP address 10.x.x.x for SSH or RDP.
  3. 3. Connect to your IPMI card and KVM-over-IP for remote console/access/monitoring.
  4. 4. Transfer files and information securely through VPN tunnel over the web.
  5. 5. Mount drive in Windows or Red Hat from home/work PC for convenience.
  6. 6. Backup server to remote location without using public bandwidth allotment.
  7. 7. Shut down public interface on database servers and manage over the private network.
  8. 8. Shut down public interface while setting up the server for the first time.
  9. 9. Shut down public interface during critical security updates.
  10. 10. Shut down public interface during security breach and resolve the issue over the private network.

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