RFC: Ipsec support in main

Mathias Gug mathiaz at ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 4 22:01:17 GMT 2010

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hello Mathias,
> Mathias Gug [2010-01-04 12:23 -0500]:
>> If not the following packages could be demoted to universe:
>>  * ipsec-tools (and racoon) given its vulnerability history
> Some years ago I actually used ipsec-tools (not racoon) to setup a VPN
> in our university, but nowadays I'm using openvpn; it's simpler to set
> up, and is supported with more devices (mobile phones, routers, etc.)

Agreed. It seems that there are at least two solutions to implement a
VPN in main: OpenVPN and IPSEC. I wonder how popular are IPSEC-based
VPNs nowadays?

Mathias Gug
Ubuntu Developer  http://www.ubuntu.com

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