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Are you Using VPN in UAE

VPN for Business in UAE

It is legal to use a VPN in the UAE, despite the anti-VPN measures implemented by internet service providers such as Etisalat. The UAE actually has laws related to the use of VPNs. Indeed, UAE law says that a VPN is only illegal if it’s used to commit a crime.

The Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) is responsible for internet censorship in the UAE. Content that is prohibited in the UAE is:

any content that offends against, is objectionable to, or is contrary to the public interest, public morality, public order, public national security, Islam morality or is otherwise prohibited by any applicable UAE law, regulation, procedure, order or requirement…

Some examples of prohibited content include:

  • VoIP sites such as Skype
  • Pornography and nudity
  • Fraud, impersonation and phishing
  • Drugs and mind affecting substances
  • Gambling and similar activities (bets, lottery, electronic gambling)
  • Discrimination, racism and contempt of religion

Will Tally Prime work on VPN

VPN is one way to access Tally Prime online.This is very cost efficient method to securely extending the reach of your tally across locations. There are two ways of doing this using a hardware firewall or a software for VPN. In this you have to install a VPN client on the remote computer and can directly connect to your office LAN from where ever you are. Your data will be safe at your office all time. This is highly secure. An important advantage of using VPN is that since you are remotely connecting to your LAN, you get full access (Subject to security configured) to all resources and data in the office such as other software’s and files. Your server can be anywhere in the office or can host in cloud.

One important mistake made by IT vendors configuring VPN for Tally access is that they don’t configure the remote users in the same subnet as the office LAN. Due to this the remote user can access there Tally Data, but not the Tally license. How to configure a VPN is beyond the scope of this post as it required in-depth IT knowledge and should be done only by qualified IT personal. A mistake in configuration can render to your entire office LAN open to attacks. If you need future assistance contact us for best tally support in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and rest of the emirates.

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