Thor Lancelot Simon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

>The upshot is that, indeed, at least as shown here, this particular
>configuration frontend to OpenVPN is very easy to configure -- if you are
>willing to settle for much less security than OpenVPN was designed to
>provide,

I think you mean:

]... if you're willing to avoid a huge pile of pointless PKI cruft.

which is a major feature of OpenVPN.

>I am left with the strong suspicion that SSL VPNs are "easier to configure
>and use" because a large percentage of their user population simply is not
>very sensitive to how much security is actually provided.

They're "easier to configure and use" because most users don't want to have to
rebuild their entire world around PKI just to set up a tunnel from A to B.

Peter.

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