[CentOS] VPN suggestions centos 6, 7

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Tue Apr 5 07:07:16 UTC 2016

IPSec is not recommended solution nowdays. OpenVPN runs top of single udp
or tcp port, so it usually works on strictly firewalled places like in
hotels and so on.


2016-04-04 23:18 GMT+03:00 Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>:

> On 04/04/2016 10:57 AM, david wrote:
>> I have seen discussions of OpenVPN, OpenSwan, LibreVPN, StrongSwan (and
>> probably others I haven't noted).  I'd be interested in hearing from anyone
>> who wishes to comment about which to use, with the following requirements:
> I recommend l2tp/ipsec.  It's supported out of the box on a wide variety
> of client platforms, which means significantly less work to set up the
> clients.
> OpenVPN is a popular choice, and it's fine for most people.  It's more
> work to set up than l2tp/ipsec, typically.  We used it for quite a while at
> my previous employer, though ultimately dropped it because the Windows GUI
> requires admin rights to run, and we didn't want to continue giving admin
> rights to the users we supported.
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