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I want to setup a VPN in Linux

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Hello,

I want to setup a VPN on mu linux OS. I do not know what software to use or if linux itself has built in VPN. I want a proper software and how to install it. I am using CentOS release 5.6.

Thanks in advance
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Question by:Ahmed Merghani
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Use openVPN. its very good
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Thanks rajeeshb. Can you give a link to download it from and explain the steps to setup and configure it?

thanks in advance
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Tons of docs out there.  Just web search it.
http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/documentation.html

I setup a couple connections up just by following the examples and then hardening it (also in the docs.)
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Linux Journal had a series of articles about FreeS/WAN, OpenS/Wan, and OpenVPN.
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7881
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Thanks themrrobert for reply and sorry for the delay.

I will check your links soonest.
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