easy VPN config HOWTO?

David van Geyn dataivNOSPAM at noc.peon.net
Sun Feb 6 15:14:21 PST 2005

You may want to take a look at 'mpd' ... I found it very easy to set up, 
works fine with Windows clients, and I documented it here:


Hope that helps...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "darren david" <darren at 3x3x3.org>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2005 2:39 PM
Subject: easy VPN config HOWTO?

> 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 

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