[CentOS] PPTP VPN server
heinlein at madboa.com
Mon Nov 24 18:14:09 UTC 2008
On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Les Mikesell wrote:
> 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.
If only Apple would add /dev/tun to the iPhone -- then our iPhone
users could run OpenVPN and the sysadmin portion of my life would
become somewhat less annoying...
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/
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