This page was last modified on 2011-05-09

IPsec/L2TP gateway for Android and iPhone clients on OpenWRT

How to set up an OpenWRT router/gateway as an IPsec/L2TP gateway for Andoid and iPhone clients

The only "reasonable" (that is, not counting PPTP due to its known security issues) VPN protocol supported by default on non-rooted / non-jailbroken Android / iPhone phones as clients is the combination of IPsec and L2TP. Most probably, this was chosen due to its out-of-the-box support by newer Windows clients and MacOS/X as well.


This page was last modified on 2011-08-31

Howto use an encrypted container under Windows XP/7 and Linux

USB sticks become increasingly common to carry around. When one keeps confidential data on such an USB medium, it should be protected against loss (and it should also be possible to use it for transferring files to and from an untrusted machine, just for convenience). An encrypted container that is usable under Windows XP, (Vista, ) Windows 7, and Linux as a virtual drive is a good way to do that.


This page was last modified on 2010-12-12
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