[CentOS] VPN suggestions centos 6, 7

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

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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