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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Compression tests

OpenVPN has built-in support for LZO compression if compiled properly. All Windows binaries have LZO compression available by default. In this recipe, we will show what is the performance of using LZO compression when transferring both easily compressible data (such as web pages) and non-compressible data (such as photographs or binaries).

Getting ready

We use the following network layout:

Getting ready

Set up the client and server certificates using the Setting up the public and private keys recipe from Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks. For this recipe, the server computer was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.11. The first client ...

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