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Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion
  • From: George Ross <gdmr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 14:32:41 +0000

> If this is ever supported in OpenVPN then it should not be a default
> option and require extra configuration at the server that can't be
> circumvented by the client.

I don't think anybody ever argued otherwise.

> IMHO if you can get what you want by running multiple ports and
> daemons/services then you have what you want without weakening the
> security of OpenVPN.

How is running two daemons any different from setting a configuration-file 
option in this respect?  Both accept exactly the same types of connections,
just in slightly different ways.
Dr George D M Ross, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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