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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Tuning UDP-based connections

In this recipe, we focus on some of the basic techniques for optimizing UDP-based VPN tunnels. These techniques need to be applied with care, as there is no fool-proof method for optimizing OpenVPN performance. The actual performance gain varies with each network setup. Therefore, this recipe only shows some of the configuration directives that can be used for this optimization.

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 ...

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