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Re: [Openvpn-users] UDP or TCP?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] UDP or TCP?
  • From: Fabio Spelta <spelta@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 01:06:41 +0100

Per-Olov Sjöholm wrote:

>On Friday 11 March 2005 20.56, Rainer Sokoll wrote:
>  
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>a simple question:
>>Does it matter whether one chooses UDP or TCP? I would think that if the
>>connection is reliable, UDP may perform a little bit better while TCP is
>>more robust on weak connections?
>>
>>    
>>
The TCP layer OVER the TCP one will provide the needed reliability. 
Also, you can use options like "keepalive" to force firewalls and others
nasty things to... keep the connection alive.


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