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There Is Now A WireGuard Benchmark For Testing Linux Networking Performance

With WireGuard added to the Linux 5.6 kernel and it being back-ported to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and its tools getting packaged up by more Linux distributions, it's finally the year of WireGuard. With its usage set to skyrocket as supported kernels and the WireGuard utilities become available out-of-the-box on more distributions, there is now a WireGuard benchmark for stressing the kernel and its support.

20 April 2020 - WireGuard Benchmark - 8 Comments
Google Engineer Posts Latest Patches For MAC + Audit Policy Using eBPF

One of the interesting innovations for the eBPF in-kernel virtual machine in recent times is the work by Google on supporting MAC and audit policy handling by it. This stems from currently custom real-time security data collection and analysis of Google servers internally for real-time threat protection and this patch-set is part of their work on allowing similar functionality in the upstream Linux kernel.

24 March 2020 - MAC + Audit Policy With eBPF - Add A Comment
Intel's ConnMan Is Ready With WireGuard Support

In addition to NetworkManager having good WireGuard support in advance of this secure VPN tunnel tech landing with the Linux 5.6 kernel, Intel's ConnMan software is also ready with supporting WireGuard.

19 January 2020 - ConnMan - 10 Comments
WireGuard Lands In Net-Next While It Waits For Inclusion In Linux 5.6

The WireGuard secure VPN tunnel kernel code has landed in net-next! This means that -- barring any major issues coming to light that would lead to a revert -- WireGuard will finally reach the mainline kernel with the Linux 5.6 cycle kicking off in late January or early February!

9 December 2019 - WireGuard In Net-Next - 11 Comments
WireGuard Sends Out Latest Patch Revision In Preparing For Linux 5.6

While there are some pretty great features for Linux 5.5, one that didn't make it quite in time was the long-awaited introduction of WireGuard as the in-kernel secure VPN tunnel. While it was a bummer it didn't make 5.5, all indications are at this point is that it will be in Linux 5.6.

9 December 2019 - WireGuard - 4 Comments
WireGuard Could Be Mainlined Before Christmas

It's been a wild past few weeks for WireGuard as the secure VPN tunnel destined for the mainline Linux kernel and also supported on all other major platforms. It turns out WireGuard could quite well end up in the Linux 5.5 kernel rather than having to wait until Linux 5.6.

27 November 2019 - WireGuard For Linux 5.5? - 28 Comments

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