[CentOS] VPN suggestions centos 6, 7

Mon Apr 4 20:28:07 UTC 2016
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am 04.04.2016 um 19:57 schrieb david:
> Folks
> I would like to have my windows 7 laptop communicate with my home server
> via a VPN, in such a way that it appears to be "inside" my home
> network.  It should not only let me appear to be at home for any
> external query, but also let me access my computers inside my home.
> I already have this working using M$'s PPTP using my home Centos 6
> gateway/router as the PoPToP server.  However, I am concerned about the
> privacy/security of such a connection.
> 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:
> 1)  As noted, it should be secure (anti NSA?)
> 2)  Works on Centos 6 and Centos 7 and Windows 7 (and for the future,
> Windows 10)
> 3)  Can be set up on the server with command line interfaces only (no GUI)
> And, should not be a nightmare to set up.
> Any thoughts?
> David