Opinion: Best VPN to use with Fedora/Windows

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Mon Jan 10 18:50:13 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 12:28, Leonard Isham wrote:
> > 
> > I've had the most success with openvpn.sf.net running is bridge mode. The
> > road warriors are a true member of the network, listening to all that
> > windows broadcasts that get sent around. Its easy to install (well
> > compared to other vpn) and does not require a kernel rebuild.
> I personally avoid bridginh to cut down on the noise over the limited
> internet connections and cut sown on the overhead for each packet.
> A little more work with the configuration, but IMHO worth the effort.

Sometimes it is a lot more work, or even impossible to add routed
subnets if you need to talk though additional routers that don't
know about them.  Can you use proxy arp with openvpn to pretend
you are bridged without forwarding broadcasts?

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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