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Does anyone know a good open source vpn to use for a small office for remote access?
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Try Hamachi...

Download & info here:

https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/
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you can try OpenVPN
also maybe you can use some of your existing infrastructure in the office - are you running win server? have some router or NAS - it could be possible to use some of these devices as VPN server
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If you want a client application, ShrewSoft is free and it works decently well.

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yes, we do have windows OS's, which version for that do you recomend for this solution?
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For Shrew Soft, go to the Shrew Soft page

https://www.shrew.net/

I expect the newest version would be fine.

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if you are running windows server you can establish SSTP VPN. No doubts there is a lot of documentation how to set it up on the internet
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Another major player is Untangle, try them here, it's not free though.
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Okay, thanks - trying to find something low to no cost.  Looks like for openvpn you have to purchase seats, does anyone know the cost?
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