Am 09.08.2006 um 19:33 schrieb Odhiambo Washington:
In this scenario, siteA has several applications running on several
windows servers which are behind the FreeBSD box. The challenge is
to allow siteB to access these applications securely via the WAN
setup. VPN comes straight to mind, but this is a new area to me.
OpenVPN certainly fits your requirements. Besides a routed
connection between two sides, it also offers a bridged setup, so it
is ideally suited for connecting two Windows-centric networks.
We use it at work for home VPNs as well as road warriors,
configuration is straightforward, and performance is absolutely
IPSec has been mentioned before; I've had trouble understanding the
configuration and how to diagnose problems. We did get it to work in
the office, but only with a lot of trial and error. isakmpd and
racoon are... idiosyncratic, to be polite.
vtun has had major security issues in the past, so I would be wary,
but I haven't looked into it for the past two years.
pfSense is a FreeBSD-based firewall/routing OS, so you'd need to
replace your existing FreeBSD routers with it, or add additional boxes.
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