[CentOS] Re: Choosing VPN Server
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Wed Sep 19 16:28:26 UTC 2007
Scott Silva wrote:
> Wei Yu spake the following on 9/19/2007 8:19 AM:
> > Hi,
> > I am facing a task of choosing vpn server. I do not know
> which is better.
> > The one distributed with CentOS4.5 only supports pppd (or
> maybe pptp but
> > I cannot find it).
> > If/ /I want to use PPTP or L2TP, which one should I choose?
> OpenVPN? Poptop?
> > Thanks.
> If you want PPTP because of Windows clients, you need some
> kernel patches and
> some firewall patches. You can use a CentOS spinoff like
> ClarkConnect for this
> as it already has the patches, and a decent web config to set
> things up. If
> you want something more secure, use OpenVPN, but you will
> have to set each
> client up manually.
For pptp clients I've used 'poptop' with good success.
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