|(communications, protocol)||Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol - (PPTP) A tunneling protocol for
connecting Windows NT clients and servers over Remote Access Services (RAS). PPTP can be used to create a Virtual Private Network between computers running NT. It is an
extension of PPP sponsored by Microsoft.|
Microsoft Point to Point Encryption may be used with PPTP to provide an encrypted connection but PPTP itself does not use encryption.
Compare: Layer Two Tunneling Protocol.