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Re: [tor-talk] Can OpenVPN servers be run as Tor hidden services?

On Wednesday 27 March 2013 07:36:42 mirimir wrote:
> On 03/27/2013 05:38 AM, Bernhard R. Fischer wrote:
> > On Wednesday 27 March 2013 04:59:41 mirimir wrote:
> >> OpenVPN clients connect with servers via Tor in TCP mode.
> >> 
> >> But can OpenVPN servers be run as Tor hidden services?
> >> 
> >> I searched quite a bit, but didn't find anything. That's surprising,
> >> because (in retrospect) the idea seems so obvious.
> >> 
> >> What am I missing?
> <snip>
> > If you are trying to build an IP connection between hosts based on hidden
> > services, you may also use OnionCat. It does exactly what you are looking
> > for.
> > 
> > https://www.cypherpunk.at/onioncat/
> Thank you. I didn't think of OnionCat, although I've read about it before.
> Using OnionCat, would I be establishing a private point-to-point
> connection to the remote IPv6 address? Or would I be connecting to a
> common multi-point VPN, through which I could reach the remote IPv6
> address?

OC works point-to-point but of course several "clients" could connect to one 
central point. I put "clients" under quotes because OC implements the peer-to-
peer-model and not the client-server-model.

Since it offers a transparent IP connection you can additionally setup any 
kind of routing.


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