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Old 08-09-2008, 10:35 PM   #1
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Encryption Algorithm for TCP Stack

I was wondering if a package for encrypting all TCP traffic between one or more computers exists and if anyone uses it successfully!
Old 08-09-2008, 10:45 PM   #2
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Yes, 'OpenSSL' is the most widely used (and also the most widely hated). GNU TLS is another option, but it will only work with clients which support TLS.
Old 08-10-2008, 01:47 PM   #3
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OpenSSL only encrypt sessions for services that have it compiled in and enabled. I suppose you could say stunnel is a way of doing that for arbitrary traffic. You could also use ssh port-forwarding, or setup a real VPN. What the OP is asking about generically is really a VPN.


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