[conspire] another 'survey' - home VPN server
tony at of.net
Wed Dec 22 22:50:56 PST 2010
It seems rather backward- I'd want to run my VPN on the gateway, not
tunnel it into a VM and then try to default-route through that...
seems like what you gain in not having to run apt-get or whatever is
lost in networking complexity...
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 22:05, Ehud Kaldor <ehud.kaldor at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am playing with a virtual network appliance, specifically Zentyal server,
> running as VM on VirtualBox.
> ((which is using openVPN as its VPN module).
> if anyone know this, especially bad stuff - let me know...
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Tony Godshall <tony at of.net> wrote:
>> >> i'm looking to install a VPN server at home, so i can connect while
>> >> away.
>> >> i'm not sure what the technical terminology is, but i'm looking to
>> >> having
>> >> access to all machines on the network (get an IP on the network,
>> >> assigned
>> >> by the DHCP server, i guess). any recommendation? i am a bit familiar
>> >> with
>> >> openVPN, but ...
>> > I've used OpenVPN for this, in several different organizations, with
>> > good
>> > success. ...
>> Why are you looking for something else? I've been OpenVPN in
>> production environments for nearly a decade- it is solid and stable.
>> Alternatively if you value security and don't really want to expose
>> one whole network to another, ssh tunneling works great for tunneling
>> specific services here and there.
>> > having access to the machines on your network), but it's not that awful
>> > to
>> > do (and there's good help to be found for this online), and also really
>> > doesn't require much of any hand-holding once it's set up.
>> > You can feel free to email me offlist if you have specific questions.
>> > DR
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