OpenVPN is most popular and widely used VPN software. If you are unaware about VPN than read the article that covers basic concept on What is VPN. It is an open-source software that enables everyone to use freely and provide secure users connection. As it is open source anyone can modify the source code to use as per their needs. OpenVPN is available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS. It can also be extended by using plugins and script. Before going through VPN, know Top 5 Myths of VPN
All you need to download and install OpenVPN and download the configuration file of the desired VPN provider such as TorGuard and unzip the folder and paste it in config folder. And you are ready to use. Browser Top VPNs now.
With OpenVPN you can perform below actions says OpenVPN Community
- tunnel any IP subnetwork or virtual ethernet adapter over a single UDP or TCP port,
- configure a scalable, load-balanced VPN server farm using one or more machines which can handle thousands of dynamic connections from incoming VPN clients,
- use all of the encryption, authentication, and certification features of the OpenSSL library to protect your private network traffic as it transits the internet,
- use any cipher, key size, or HMAC digest (for datagram integrity checking) supported by the OpenSSL library,
- choose between static-key based conventional encryption or certificate-based public key encryption,
- use static, pre-shared keys or TLS-based dynamic key exchange,
- use real-time adaptive link compression and traffic-shaping to manage link bandwidth utilization,
- tunnel networks whose public endpoints are dynamic such as DHCP or dial-in clients,
- tunnel networks through connection-oriented stateful firewalls without having to use explicit firewall rules,
- tunnel networks over NAT,
- create secure ethernet bridges using virtual tap devices, and
- control OpenVPN using a GUI on Windows or Mac OS X.
Hence, OpenVPN can provide the enhance level of security and encryption. Opera browser has inbuilt VPN, so you can use without any third-part software for free. Hope this article helped you understanding about OpenVPN. Do share with others. Keep sharing. Stay tuned to Tech Tunes.