vpn

iVPN is a great substitute for Lion Server’s terrible VPN

If you've read through our blog at length, you'll know that we've had a difficult time getting Lion Server to allow VPN connections from PCs.  From modifying registry files to typing in terminal commands, we couldn't find an easy way to help our customers implement Snow-Leopard-era VPN features on Lion Server.  Unfortunately, Apple removed a lot of features from the GUI (graphical user interface), which makes it almost impossible for a normal user to enable [...]

2017-08-28T22:42:30-06:00November 7th, 2011|Mac|

Connect to a remote Mac server with a Windows XP PC via VPN

If you're coming to this article via Google or some other external source, you should know that we covered the use of a VPN connection in detail on our Windows 7 setup instructions.  This article is a guide to help Windows XP users who need to connect to a remote Mac server for file sharing.  We have to configure this through a VPN connection.  We actually recommend using the built-in VPN connection on the Mac server. [...]

2017-08-28T22:25:15-06:00June 24th, 2011|Mac|

Connect to a Mac server share point with Windows 7 via VPN

Over the years, we’ve set up many clients with a Mac server for VPN, file sharing, Web Hosting, etc.  During that time, the number of “bilingual” companies (I use that term for offices that speak both Mac and PC) increased dramatically.  Most, if not all, of our new server installations ask about PC connectivity for file sharing.  It only takes a few minutes to configure the Mac server for VPN, but the client-side configuration can [...]

2017-08-28T22:26:09-06:00June 23rd, 2011|Mac|