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  • WireGuard Is Still Looking Good As A Linux VPN Tunnel

    Phoronix: WireGuard Is Still Looking Good As A Linux VPN Tunnel

    We've been talking about WireGuard for months and it's hoping to go mainline in the Linux kernel this calendar year. Earlier this month at FOSDEM was a status update on the project...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...PN-FOSDEM-2017

  • #2
    If he claims it is easily auditable, he should have it audited. Until then, I'm not touching it. Certain configurations of openvpn+openssl have been audited by people who know cryptography, so those are preferable until then.
    Also the lack of ports is a pity. One of the strengths of openvpn is that it has ports for just about everything.

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    • #3
      1. Who said it hasn't been audited already?
      2. More auditing is always better than less. It's not a given that a single audit finds everything.
      3. It uses ports.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by zx2c4 View Post
        3. It uses ports.
        I think you'll find he was referring to ports for various operating systems, which will be more of a challenge here due to being kernel-mode and coupled with existing kernel interfaces.

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        • #5
          Oh. Userspace implementations are in the pipeline. People have already begun work on them.

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