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Old 02-09-2005, 08:52 AM   #1
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Red face VPN Software


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Can someone tell me of some good VPN software for Linux? Both client and server. I'm really looking for something that isn't really complicated but will get the job done. Thanks in advance!

-dumbsheep
 
Old 02-09-2005, 09:38 AM   #2
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Look into the FreeS/WAN project.
 
Old 02-09-2005, 12:41 PM   #3
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The FreeS/WAN project is deprecated and has been superceded by the OpenS/WAN
http://www.openswan.org/

I personally prefer openvpn. OpenS/WAN runs in kernel space whereas openvpn is userspace. A security problem with OpenS/WAN results in a systemwide securityproblem.

Here are some openvpn links:
http://www.nilings.se/openvpn/ openvpn-gui for windows xp
http://openvpn.net/
 
Old 02-18-2005, 04:09 PM   #4
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Isn't there a Linux - GUI for openVPN?

Also, could anyone help me make openVPN work on the setup descripbed here?
 
  


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