easy VPN config HOWTO?

Andrew L. Gould algould at datawok.com
Sun Feb 6 11:46:26 PST 2005

On Sunday 06 February 2005 01:39 pm, darren david wrote:
> Hi all-
> I have been searching high and low for a straightforward VPN
> configuration HOWTO with no luck. everything i've found is way over
> my head and very convoluted (to me, at least). Perhaps such is the
> nature of VPN.
> My goal is simply to allow users running Windows to VPN in to my home
> server and gain access to the private LAN. Sure, i can get in via
> ssh, but i have several less technical users who need to access to
> shared resources and for them, ssh is not a realistic solution. I've
> heard that OpenVPN is a bit simpler to set up, but it too is a
> complicated matter. All of the examples i've seen/googled involve
> unix<->unix machines.
> I'm tracking 5.3-STABLE with pf controlling traffic.
> Can anyone point me in a good direction?
> Thanks in advance,
> darren david

Openvpn is in the ports and is cross-platform.  I've never used it; so I 
don't know how easy it is to setup.  A quick search via google came up 
with the following:


Best of luck,

Andrew Gould

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