Re: Debian Full Distro v Debian 'Stripped Down' for firewall?
..is openvpn as easy on windroids as pptp? (Some use it as isp's
"internet access authorisation", to minimize support costs.)
It can be.
What I do is the following:
=> I have all my OpenVPN keys on a 'secure' server. I store all my keys
- I have installed the nullsoft installer package that is up for
download on the link above but *not on the server*, on the local machine.
- I have a perl script which ssh on the secure servers, creates
certificates for the new host, copies them locally, writes host-specific
config files using a configuration template, and then lauches nullsoft
NSIS using wine. If you're interested I'll mail it to you privately,
*but* it's in a 'there is no documentation, it works for me' state.
So I can do build.pl <new_hostname> and whamo! I get a nice 'n fresh
windows installer that sets up a windows box to connect on my own VPN.
All you need to do is launch the installer, then go through the windows
next... next... i agree... next... continue... next... next... routine.
And then double-click on some network icon conveniently located in the
It took me about a day to get this working and I was starting from
scratch (didn't know much about OpenVPN...)