[Dev] VPN Support for Tizen

Sushil Kumar Yadav sushil.ky at samsung.com
Tue Aug 12 11:11:12 GMT 2014


Dear All,

 

Android and iOS supports PPTP, L2TP and IPSec encryption methods for VPN.

Following are the potential VPN providers for Tizen.org


Security Method

VPN Provider

License

Key Details

Comments


IPSec

VPNC

GPL

 

Last code changes done in 2008. Not supported anymore; 


IPSec

strongSwan

GPL v2

.         Android uses strongSwan Monolithic IKE Daemon 5.x (2012 onwards)

.         Open source GPL v2 Licensing

.         IKEv1 and IKEv2 keying capabilities

.         Runs on Linux 2.6 and Linux 3.x kernels (as well as Mac OS X,
Windows)

.         Well tested on all the different platforms by many developers.

.         Excellent community support

.         LOC: 500k 

 


L2TP

L2TPD

 

 

Officially Inactive


L2TP

OpenL2TP

GPL

Implementation consist of:

.         User space daemon (for L2TP control protocol) 

.         Integrated in Linux Kernel 2.6.23 (for VPN Data path)

.         Utility raccoon is required for the IPSec support

Need to check the compatibility with Connman


PPTP

PPTPD

GPL v2

 

 


SSL / TLS

OpenVPN

GPL v2

 

Already uploaded to Tizen 3.x


SSL

OpenConnect

LGPL v2.1

.         Cisco specific AnyConnect SSL protocol for VPN

This may not be required.

 

OpenVPN is already uploaded to Tizen.org. 

 

Please suggest on the VPN providers for IPSec, L2TP and PPTP for Tizen.org

 

Regards,

Sushil

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