Difference between revisions of "Category:Virtual Private Network"

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A [[Wikipedia:Virtual Private Network|Virtual Private Network]] (VPN) is a security concept to create a secure communication channel between hosts over another (public) network connection.  
 
A [[Wikipedia:Virtual Private Network|Virtual Private Network]] (VPN) is a security concept to create a secure communication channel between hosts over another (public) network connection.  
  
There are multiple software packages available to set up a VPN between two or more hosts. Some implement internet standards, for example [[strongSwan]] for [https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4301 RFC4301] IPsec, others implement subsets of standards (e.g. [[OpenVPN]]) or custom, proprietary VPN methods (e.g. [[Hamachi]]). They all use the [[Wikipedia:Client–server model|client–server model]] and methods usually are incompatible with each other.
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This category contains general VPN software, provider-specific software belongs to [[:Category:VPN providers]].
 
 
The [[:Category:VPN providers]] contains instructions for commercial VPN providers, most of which also offer proprietary applications available on the [[AUR]] to connect to their services.
 

Revision as of 13:43, 19 December 2017

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a security concept to create a secure communication channel between hosts over another (public) network connection.

This category contains general VPN software, provider-specific software belongs to Category:VPN providers.

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