[CentOS] VPN suggestions centos 6, 7

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Tue Apr 5 16:36:24 UTC 2016

Yes, openvpn works on any single udp or tcp port.

On many hotels only http, https and dns allowed. So you just can't use
ipsec, but openvpn works as it's usually configured to listen https port.


2016-04-05 19:30 GMT+03:00 Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>:

> On 04/05/2016 12:07 AM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>> 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.
> IPSec is typically encapsulated on UDP port 4500, due to the ubiquity of
> NAT.  OpenVPN doesn't really have an advantage, there.
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