[Dev] VPN Support for Tizen

Łukasz Stelmach l.stelmach at samsung.com
Wed Aug 13 07:59:59 GMT 2014

It was <2014-08-12 wto 18:49>, when Whiteman, John L wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dev [mailto:dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org] On Behalf Of Lukasz Stelmach
> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:18 AM
> To: Sushil Kumar Yadav
> Subject: Re: [Dev] VPN Support for Tizen
>> It was <2014-08-12 wto 14:28>, when Sushil Kumar Yadav wrote:
>>> Android and iOS supports PPTP, L2TP and IPSec encryption methods for VPN.
>>> Following are the potential VPN providers for Tizen.org
>> [...]
>>> 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 
>> ipsec-tools? What's wrong with them?
> I would stay away from PPTP implementations.  I would recommend
> something that uses IPsec or L2TP/IPsec instead.

I am afraid we don't have a position to  "stay away" from a protocol
that appears to be no less popular (at least on Microsoft's Technet
pages) then the other you mentioned.

Łukasz Stelmach
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics
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