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tinc VPNs can be extremely flexible

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 68.156.107.130] on April 18, 2008 01:23 AM
Compared to static VPN setups, tinc VPNs can be created either to create virtual hardware switches you address at the OS level, or it can assign addresses for each node for you. Unlike OpenVPN, it can act as a true mesh: you can connect nodes to each other to provide redundancy in case of node failure. I've had a tinc VPN managing a static IPv4 network for over a year, and I ended up replacing most of it with aan IPv6 VPN using tinc in switch mode on OpenWRT routers. I even wrote up a document on my initial work: I've since expanded on that work to manage that network with Quagga (I still need to document that in public).

http://www.tinc-vpn.org/examples/ipv6-network

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