FreeBSD as a VPN Client Gateway ...

David Rhodus drhodus at
Thu Mar 23 15:54:42 UTC 2006

On 3/22/06, Matthew Grooms <mgrooms at> wrote:
> All,
>       If anyone would like to use FreeBSD as a VPN gateway but have the
> usual Win2K/XP clients to support, here is a free software product that
> may be of interest ...
>       The VPN Client was designed to work with ipsec-tools + FreeBSD as
> the gateway but others such as NetBSD have been tested. Features include
> multiple XAuth user authentication modes, automatic client network
> configuration, remote network topology download, NAT Traversal, IKE
> fragmentation and transport pre-fragmentation ( ala NetBSD 3.0 ). The
> latter three are useful for clients behind NAT devices or broken
> DSL/Cable routers that drop large or fragmented UDP packets.
>       If you are interested in using NAT-T, you should have a look at
> Yvans kernel patch which offers everything but transport
> pre-fragmentation support ...
> Feedback and bug reports are appreciated ( off this list ).
> -Matthew

Are you going to release the source to the windows client ?


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