KWLUG Meeting: Monday, April 4 2011


Meeting Date

Lori Paniak will discuss the powerful OpenVPN virtual private network solution, which allows you to connect computers that are far away physically into a secure virtual network. OpenVPN server and/or client is available on a wide range of hardware from routers to servers running BSD, GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOSX.

Topics of discussion:
1) Generating your own Certificate Authority with Easy RSA. Creating and maintaining certificates and keys for use with OpenVPN.
2) Setting up a simple point-to-point VPN connection between an OpenVPN server and remote client.
3) Routed VPN - the Road Warrior.
4) Bridged VPN - just like being there.