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Old July 21, 2007, 01:10 AM
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Default hamachi vs OpenVPN

anyone have any experience with this and pros cons, preferences , likes dislikes and for those of you who dont know they are programs that create a virtual LAN over the internet.
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Old July 23, 2007, 01:58 PM
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a friend of mine uses openvpn. and i have used the client for windows as well. It works pretty good as long as you don't have to send any heavy traffic down the pipe. If you do i would look at some sort of hardware vpn firewall or something similar since the hardware stuff is less hassle to the end users, can generally handle higher bandwidth and is usually easier to setup.

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Old July 23, 2007, 02:14 PM
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hamachi is limited to the amount of users on the free version.
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