Re: OpenVPN?

From: Bjørn Rasmussen (
Date: 06/04/04

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    To: Jeremy Jackson <>
    Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2004 20:29:58 +0200

    tor, 03.06.2004 kl. 17.50 skrev Jeremy Jackson:
    > Fre wrote:
    > > Guys (and gals),
    > >
    > > I'm thinking to implement VPN between Debian and Windows XP-clients...
    > > Plan was to use OpenVPN, as I did hear some possitive comments about it.
    > > But I'd like to use some debian-apt, I have no clue what vpn-package to
    > > install, though.
    > I am using the kernel IPSEC with racoon keying daemon.

    Then I understand it must be FreeS/WAN, right? I'm using Fedora, thus
    ipsec is not part of the kernel because of export restrictions in US I
    think. I normally rebuild the kernel with FreeS/WAN myself.

    Can you please tell me about the racoon keying daemon?

    Bjørn :-)
    > You can apt-get install racoon, but you'll need to use an up to date 2.4
    > series Debian kernel, which has the IPSEC backport from 2.6.
    > >
    > > Any suggestion?
    > > Should I go for the OpenVPN-idea?

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