[CentOS] regarding vpn server for 1500 clients

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Fri Dec 19 17:51:17 UTC 2008


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 12:49:08PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> > How about lots of GRE tunnels? :-)
> RED can kill GRE tunnels over the net. Depends on the protocol they 
> carry. If it is all TCP, you see a lot of slowstart. Of course if their 
> path is free of congestion, then no RED.
> 
> Plus there is a lot of configuration for GRE, and most platforms come 
> with 'managed' tunneling like IPsec, SSLvpn, PPTP.
> 

Yeah you'd definitely have to do some coding to make it manageable.
They always came in 'handy' but sounds like PPTP might be the way to go
for this particular question anyways.

PoPToP is rock solid in my experience and the maintainer is very
responsive and helpful (James Cameron).

Ray


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