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Re: [Openvpn-users] vpn vs scp

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] vpn vs scp
  • From: David <wizzardx@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2007 08:12:04 +0200

On 7/4/07, Jeff - <unix_core@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This may be a dumb question, but what are the advantages of setting
> up a vpn over using scp?
> To remotely connect to my file server I installed WinSCP (WinXP).  I
> can browse and open files like normal.  I can also set up a private
> key to use for additional security.

A VPN connects 2 or more networks together (as opposed to just 2 boxes
which can see each other over the internet).
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