VPN and VLAN

What is the difference between VPN and VLAN? Explain briefly

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Reshma Ravindran

  • Jun 9th, 2016
 

1. VPN is a method of creating a smaller sub network on top of an existing bigger network while VLAN is a subcategory of VPN.

2. A VLAN is used to group computers that are not usually within same geography into the same broadcast domain while VPN is most commonly related to remote access to a company's network.

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balraje

  • Nov 27th, 2016
 

Hi.. Both are entirely different topic... Vlan is used to divide a physical switch into many as logically to break the broadcast... Whereas VPN is a technique or method to connect the remote location securely over a Internet by creating tunnel....

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Uday Chakraborty

  • Jan 10th, 2017
 

VPN: Creating a secured tunnel of communication over internet to a remote host.
VLAN: Sub division of a network, generally done for mapping hosts of same department.

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rahul pandit

  • Oct 3rd, 2017
 

VLAN = Vlan stands for virtual are network. Its logical group of end devices. Broadcast happens between same vlan only, if you want to communicate between different vlans, we can use inter vlan routing

VPN = it stands for virtual private network. A virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network, and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network

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