Low cost VPN with Smoothwall
How can I VPN into Smoothwall, an open source firewall distribution, at the
least possible expense? Can I simply use Windows XP VPN capability or do I need a software
The least expensive and easiest method to VPN into Smoothwall is to use the Windows XP VPN
client. There is no need to purchase a separate VPN client. You can see instructions on setting up a
Windows XP VPN client.
If you're looking for information on how to calculate the cost
of VPN links, this tip will help you determine whether you need to upgrade or downgrade your
VPN and keep VPN
costs under control.
This was first published in March 2006