Re: What VPN should I run over SSH?

From: Darren Tucker (
Date: 01/01/04

Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2004 01:06:31 +0000 (UTC)

In article <3ff2b71f$0$168$>,
Morten Christensen <> wrote:
>When mentioning OpenVPN. What is the need for ssh-portforwarding, if he
>goes the OpenVPN-way ?

No reason (other than this being :-)

I know OpenSSH better (and thus trust it more), and already have it set
up, so if I was using OpenVPN I'd run it over SSH and not expose another
service to the net. You could do without it.

>OpenVPN is designed to run all network-traffic over 1 freely selected
>and encrypted tcp- or udp-port.

All true.

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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