[CentOS] regarding vpn server for 1500 clients

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Dec 19 18:11:29 UTC 2008


Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> 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).

same Cameron that maintains webmin?

And for your Windos clients the maintainer is pretty good too. Not so 
responsive, but they pretty much have a stable platform.... :)




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