[CentOS] OpenVPN problem

Sun Feb 9 18:51:26 UTC 2014
Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com>

On Sun, 09 Feb 2014 18:14:12 +0000
Ken Smith <kens at kensnet.org> wrote:
> Its down to the question about what you are needing to do. If you
> just need SSH access then SSH direct without VPN is just fine. SSH
> itself is encrypted and the VPN just encrypts the already encrypted
> traffic again and just slows things down.

Direct SSH access might be impossible if the remote machine is behind a
NAT. Using SSH through VPN is a very convenient solution in those
cases. I also happen to use OpenVPN, for precisely that reason.

HTH, :-)