Setting up a VPN

Adamsonh adamson at
Mon Jun 9 08:58:52 UTC 2008

try sslexplorer,

Schiz0 wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm looking for information on how to setup a Virtual Private Network
> on a FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE system. The only VPNs that I've worked with
> previously is Hamachi on windows and linux, so I have no experience in
> OpenVPN or IPSec.
> The purpose of this VPN is to restrict certain things to only
> administrators. For example, phpmyadmin and vsFTPd. I'd prefer not to
> have these things listen on the public interface.
> I read the Handbook entry on IPSec/VPNs:
> However, that entry only has examples for how to connect one network
> to another network via FreeBSD gateways. I don't want a setup like
> this; I just want the freebsd system, my windows XP system, and a few
> other windows XP systems to be on a VPN together.
> Can anyone link me to how-tos or any references on how to do this?
> Also, any suggestions on which software to use (OpenVPN, IPSec, etc)
> would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
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