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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP versus IPsec
 Date:  Tue, 9 Jan 2007 23:56:43 -0500
On 1/8/07, Donovan R. Palmer <donovan at dmpnet dot org> wrote:
>
>     "removed OpenVPN If you've been using OpenVPN in earlier 1.2b
>     versions, make very sure after upgrading that all your rules still point
>     to the right interfaces (the OpenVPN pseudo-interfaces will be
>     removed). Better yet, restore the configuration backup you made
>     before you enabled OpenVPN (as per the suggestion in the
>     webGUI) prior to upgrading."
>
> I get the impression that there were problems with OpenVPN, therefore it was
> removed.  However, I have not found anything on the site or in the email
> list archives as to why it was removed (yet).  Can anyone give me a brief
> enlightenment?
>

It broke firewall rulesets on OPT interfaces.  If you have a two
interface, LAN/WAN setup, it should be fine for you.  Alternatively,
OpenVPN is in the base pfSense distribution and the issue with OPT
interfaces has been resolved.

-Chris