[strongSwan] Can strongSwan support 100k concurrent connections?

Eric Germann ekgermann at semperen.com
Wed Jan 18 19:23:41 CET 2017

Just a minor point.  OpenVPN can create tun interfaces, although that one interface is associated with all the clients connecting to that port

tun0      Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
          inet addr:  P-t-P:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: 2001:470:e2fc:100::1/64 Scope:Global
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)


> On Jan 18, 2017, at 12:38 PM, Noel Kuntze <noel at familie-kuntze.de> wrote:
> On 18.01.2017 18:37, Varun Singh wrote:
>> Okay, so is 'not-creating-new-interfaces' a feature unique to
>> strongSwan or is it common for all VPN servers? Reason I am asking is,
>> may be I have misunderstood what the expert was saying. If not, I
>> should discuss this with him.
> Neither strongSwan, nor openvpn do that. I have never seen something like that. 
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