[CentOS] VPN suggestions centos 6, 7

Mon Apr 4 20:50:45 UTC 2016
Waleed Harbi <waleed.harbi at gmail.com>

SoftEther VPN all-in-one solution and cross platform.

On Monday, April 4, 2016, Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 04/04/2016 12:11 PM, Jussi Hirvi wrote:
>> This made me google around a little, and I found some good info here.
>> They, too, kind of recommend openvpn.
>> http://www.howtogeek.com/211329/which-is-the-best-vpn-protocol-pptp-vs.-openvpn-vs.-l2tpipsec-vs.-sstp/
> This is not good information.
> In brief:
> "There are some concerns that the NSA could have weakened the standard,
> but no one knows for sure."
> Pure FUD.  There is no reason to believe this as related to IPSec that
> does not apply to other protocols as well.  There is, therefore, no reason
> to write that other than bias.
> "Either way, this is a slower solution than OpenVPN. ... It’s a two-step
> process."
> OpenVPN tunnels traffic through a user space process, just like l2tp/ipsec
> does, and in my experience offers no better performance. If throughput is
> your main concern, use IPsec without l2tp.
> "because it can be configured to use AES encryption, is arguably more
> trustworthy than L2TP/IPsec."
> IPSec can also use AES as a cipher and provide PFS, for that matter.
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