[CentOS] PPTP VPN server

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 17:56:40 UTC 2008


Bill Campbell wrote:
> 
> I would highly recommend using OpenVPN rather than using pptp,
> OpenVPN doesn't require kernel support as it's built on top of
> SSL, is far more secure than PPTP (the product of ``Kindergarten
> Cryptographers'' according to one well-know security paper), and
> there are clients for all flavors of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Microsoft has updated PPTP since the only paper I know about was 
written.  Does anyone know if there are still problems with it or if the 
linux version is updated to match?

But, openvpn is easier to use if you control the clients.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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