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Re: [PLUG] Speaking of VPN [WAS: linux-friendly router with printserver?]
...create a secure private network...
This is something I've been wanting to do for a while with
cheap COTS stuff rather than having a linux box at
You might want to look at Hamachi (http://www.hamachi.cc/) -- it's
software-based, so you'll need their program on each machine you need
on the VPN. It also depends on their servers, though as I recall
that's just how the connection is established and your actual traffic
goes directly between hosts (though I'm not 100% sure of that, only
going by memory of what I've read elsewhere). So obviously for
high-security situations it may not be that desirable, for for a few
friends and family to share photos or whatever it seems to work pretty
There are clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Not sure if this is what you're after but perhaps it will help someone.
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