[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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