OpenVPN Primer

Looking for a VPN for your company or home setup? Well OpenVPN is an Open Source option that boasts all the power of most commercial solutions. Here are the details:

OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. Starting with the fundamental premise that complexity is the enemy of security, OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies that is well-targeted for the SME and enterprise markets.

And here’s a great-writeup that offers a step-by-step rundown of how to install and configure it on a home network.

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