Internet Protocol Security (IPSec)
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Internet Protocol security (IPSec)
Internet Protocol security (IPSec) is a framework of open standards for ensuring private, secure communications over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, through the use of cryptographic security services.
For tips about using IPSec, see IPSec Best practices.
For help with specific tasks, see IPSec How To....
For general background information, see IPSec Concepts.
For problem-solving instructions, see IPSec Troubleshooting.
Portions of IPSec-related services were jointly developed by Microsoft® and Cisco Systems, Inc.