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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "Donovan R. Palmer" <donovan at dmpnet dot org>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP versus IPsec
 Date:  Sun, 7 Jan 2007 14:34:44 -0600
From: "Donovan R. Palmer" <donovan at dmpnet dot org>

>I am reading the docs for m0n0wall in preparation of setting up an install 
>this week.  I wondered if someone could tell me which VPN is better for 
>travellors accessing the LAN via VPN with WinXP laptops? PPTP or IPsec?

"Better" is a difficult term.  PPtP is easier, and has a client on every 
operating system in the world.  IPsec is more secure, and can go through 
connections that can break PPtP, but you need a special client, and it is 
harder to set up and run.  Personally, I use PPtP.