[CentOS] Howto create a VPN connection on desktop (CentOS 6)
Tommy E Craddock Jr
tommy at hivelocity.net
Wed Jul 13 12:09:12 UTC 2011
On Jul 13, 2011, at 7:34 AM, Mark Weaver <mweaver at compinfosystems.com> wrote:
> On 7/12/2011 9:31 PM, Tommy E Craddock Jr wrote:
>> On a side note, I use this for iOS and OpenVPN:
>> <http://www.guizmovpn.com/>Works well.
>> Tommy Craddock
> I apologize for this being a bit off-topic, and I ask this of some
> clients when they want to access their Citrix servers from their
> iPhones, but why would one want to do something of this nature on a
> device that you'd literally need binoculars to be able to see the screen?
> For a short time I dabbled with an SSH app on my Droid X so that I could
> connect to and interact with Linux servers that I've deployed, but found
> it all but impossible to see the screen thus rendering the application
> nothing more than something taking up space on my device. Now, it's a
> different story if the device is an iPad or Galaxy tablet device, but a
I don't use an iPhone myself, just the iPad, so it's come in handy when on a friends/work mates wifi and wanting to check email, access content on home LAN etc. On rare occasion I use free wifi, will also use VPN for all traffic.
I also do the same with my R2D2 Droid ie connect thru VPN. I don't trust other peoples network too much. View most as the seedy part of town where I make sure my doors are locked when I park.
Most of the time tho, I just use Artoo's wifi hotspot for wifi access for the iPad and VPN traffic on the iPad.
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