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Re: VPN solution(s) for Fedora Core

On Fri, 21 May 2004, Jason Tackaberry wrote:

> I've done some googling and unfortunately I can't find a thorough,
> independent audit of OpenVPN's design.  However, I've also not been able
> to find much in way of vulnerabilities, so it appears to have a good
> track record.  This, in combination with Gutmann's remarks in his paper,
> as well as my own understanding of its design, gives me a reasonable
> amount of confidence in OpenVPN.  (Vastly more than CIPE, at least,
> which was included in RHL in the past.)

Yes, Gutmann's comments in general are very positive about OpenVPN.

> I don't know much about Openswan, but I do feel that there is room for
> both an IPsec and user space VPN solution in FC.

Openswan is likely to be very useful to folk who need to use IPSec with
NAT-T, xauth etc.

- James
James Morris
<jmorris redhat com>

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