[Dev] VPN Support for Tizen
Suresh Kumar N.
suri.injun at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 04:16:07 GMT 2014
On Aug 13, 2014 1:30 PM, "Łukasz Stelmach" <l.stelmach at samsung.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> >>> 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.
It is very much required to support all the above technologies.
We surely can support with encryption enabled for PPTP so that we can rule
out plain text communication. Even with encryption, we find priority is
high for MS-CHAPV2 filed by MS-CHAPV1and CHAP.
> Łukasz Stelmach
> Samsung R&D Institute Poland
> Samsung Electronics
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