Question about VPNs

Discussion in 'Microsoft Surface General Discussion' started by Arctherus, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Arctherus

    Arctherus New Member

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    One of the main reasons I bought a surface was to remote control a computer that I will be buying for programs that demand medium high specs, and will be running multiple windows on screen. My question is not necessarily for the surface itself, but I am wondering how well will my surface be able to keep up via VPN?
     
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    As long as your VPN is PPTP, L2TP, or SSTP you'll find it quite stable, I VPN into work and I'm able to work an 8 hour day using RDP.
     
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    Even if the windows are changing several times a minute? My only concern is that "too much" will be streaming to the surface, and not keep up.
     
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    I haven't had an issue, even using touch. I don't use it to stream music and/or video.
     
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    If the Surface shows any signs of performance issues visually in the RDP session, it would be due to poor network performance not the Surface itself.
     
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    In desktop mode I experience no delay, in the Modern UI it isn't super fluid, but I RDP to use large Pivot Tables, IT tools and to use Outlook 2013 so I'm rarely in the Modern UI. I also use RDP to log into a remote Server and leap frog from there opening up other RDP sessions on the Server I RDP'd into originally :)
     
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    If I can do something along the lines of this I was be 100% satisfied. lol [video=youtube;7bG9AhMmA6Q]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bG9AhMmA6Q[/video]
     

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