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[ale] Best VPN for Edgerouter?



I have OpenVPN set up on my Linux box with port forwarding from my router.
A little bit of a pain to get set up but works like a charm.
I used to stream my Plex over the VPN to my phone for driving and music.
No experience with the others.

On Wed, Jun 5, 2019, 10:25 PM Derek Atkins via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> I've got an edgerouter pro 8 and want to set up a VPN for when I am away.
> I'd like to be able to access the VPN from my Linux box, iOS and Android.
> I would like to get enough throughput to support Netflix or other
> streaming
> media.  Upstream is gigabit fiber so really it's going to be the
> edgerouter
> and VPN tech that limits me.
> I feel my options are pptp, l2tp/ipsec, and openvpn.  Each option has
> plusses and minuses. I think pptp is probably not secure enough.  L2tp has
> double encapsulation and might be too easy to block when traveling.  And
> openvpn needs a lot of extra config and might be slower (or so I've read).
> What would you all use, and why?
>
> -derek
> Sent using my mobile device. Please excuse any typos.
>
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