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Re: [Openvpn-users] I don't get it: why use a certificate?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] I don't get it: why use a certificate?
  • From: Doug Lytle <support@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 05:46:54 -0400

Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
> Doug Lytle wrote:
>   
>> Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
>>     
> certificate.
>
> Then, again, if you only have one remote, it becomes a
> mute point.
>   

Basically,

When using certificates, OpenVPN exchanges new encryption keys every 
hour.  It's safer then using static keys and swapping them out every so 
often.

Doug

-- 
Ben Franklin quote:

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."


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