Do you use Vpn on Linux

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  1. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    Do you use Vpn on Linux ?

    and my second question do you trust your VPN provider i was wondering because in VPN you giving access of your pc

    i seen on many forums VPN can bypass your own system firewall so i wonder o_O
     
  2. jitte

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    Can't you set up your own?

    I've never used a VPN so am not knowledgeable of them but thought you could set them up on your own between 2 machines.

    Something like X-Bone.
     
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  3. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    yes i know but i was looking for some trust worthy server :D
     
  4. mirimir

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    How about BolehVPN or AirVPN?

    If you run the VPN in a pfSense VM, you'll have the FreeBSD pf firewall between the VPN and your client VM.
     
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    I run pfSense on an old Dell PC with a 2.66GHz P4, 1.25GB RAM and a 13.6GB HD behind my router and love it. :)
     
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    I also use pfSense as my perimeter firewall, on a cheap Brazos box. Actually, the Intel quad NIC cost more than the PC ;) It does 50 Mbps without breaking a sweat. The pfSense featureset is comparable to enterprise routers that cost several thousand USD.

    By the way, one could run a VPN on such a device, and provide VPN and straight Internet connectivity on separate LANs.
     
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    Mine usually uses between 0%-2% CPU, a steady 2% disk usage, and never over 9% memory with 2 FreeBSD machines behind it.

    I've leave it running pftop all the time with the monitor facing out toward the room so I can keep an eye on connections.
     
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