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Re: Openvpn and ssh
From: Nick Owen <nickowen () mindspring com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 10:06:51 -0500

Juan:

If it is just you connecting, stick with SSH. It's plenty secure. Disallow root ssh access. If you're looking to roll out secure access to a larger number of users, look to openvpn. It will be easier to configure for the general user base.

In terms of relative security between the two, I can't really say, it would probably come down to how you have them configured, your authentication methods, admin practices, etc.

HTH,

Nick

Juan B wrote:
Hi,

Can someone please explain to if open vpn and vpn in
general is more secure then using SSH to conect for
example to my server at home? and if yes why is that?

Thanks,
Juan


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