View Full Version : How to use VPN?

Apr 29, 2012, 02:30 PM
OK, I have successfully set up a VPN connection to my work server (running MS SBS 2003 if it makes any difference), the iPad shows the VPN icon at the top of the screen, and when I go back into the settings it shows the IP address and time connected.

So far, so good....

But how do I actually access the server? I can't see anything obvious within the iPad functions. Or is there an app for this?

Apr 29, 2012, 05:31 PM
What do you mean, access the server? You're basically "inside" your network already. So anything that normally works from your own network, but wouldn't from outside it, should now work.

I suppose the best question is: why did you set up the VPN?

Apr 30, 2012, 01:26 AM
When connecting to the server on a Windows PC, I can logon as administrator and carry out all the functions I would as if I were in the office, i.e. a terminal emulator. I can also access shared drives, etc.

When you say I'm already inside my network, how can I see that and what can I can with that on an iPad?