how to configure VPN in mikrotik / others router ?

Posted on 2009-12-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Ok, here's the problem.
I want to make a Client-Server program using Oracle / MySQL / SQL Server database.
The distance between the headquarter and the admin office's quiet far so it require an internet connection.

What kind of microtik / others vpn routers should I use ?

And how to setting the routers to become ready for vpn router ?
Question by:sidhi
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    by:Istvan Kalmar

    I advise cisco ASA 5505, it supported IPSEC and SSl VPN
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    There are really a lot of devices out there capable of (IPSec) VPN and/or serving as PPTP server. The recommendations depend on what you have for favours, what you already know about VPN router, and much more.

    To tell out of Thin Air:
    I cannot recommend Cisco, as it needs some knowledge.
    WatchGuard Edge (X) devices are "easy" to configure,  as are Draytek Vigor.
    My device choice is always a Juniper SSG, but that is nothing cheap.

    Further, it depends on what is available at your local stores (Indonesia), which is to be favoured over e.g. US brands, because of quick replacement on failure, for example.
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    sonicwall lower end models are easy to configure, gui/wizard driven
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    Take a look at the netgear line of routers/firewalls

    This is quite a nice entry level device. two endpoints for under $1000
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    The best solution quality/price is Mikrotik, less of 200$ License Level 5. You can install into 2 Pc machines , in 15 minutes easily you can bridge ( if it is necessary ) the two LAN . Depends of your knowledge about netwoking, you can install helping with http://wiki,mikrotik,com.

    If you dont want to install into pc, then buy a router with  your needs, with appropiate level license.

    Choose flavours of interconnection.

    I like openvpn, its secure and easy


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