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tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon that uses tunneling and encryption to create a secure private network between multiple hosts on the Internet. This tunneling allows VPN sites to share information with each other over the Internet without exposing any information.

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  •  19 Oct 2013 19:45

Release Notes: This release starts authentication immediately on outgoing connections (useful for sslh), fixes a segfault when using Name = $HOST but when $HOST is not set, updates the build system and the documentation, and cleans up child processes left over from Proxy = exec.

Release Notes: This release fixes the combination of Mode = router and DeviceType = tap, sets the $NAME variable in subnet-up/down scripts, gives an error when unknown options are given on the commandline, and correctly handles a space between a short commandline option and an optional argument.

  •  22 Apr 2013 23:49

Release Notes: This release lets tinc drop packets that are forwarded via TCP if they are too big (CVE-2013-1428).

Release Notes: This release improves the default device selection on FreeBSD and NetBSD when using switch mode. PMTU discovery is now also applied to VLAN-tagged traffic. The LocalDiscovery option now makes use of all addresses tinc is bound to. The PriorityInheritance option now also works with switch mode. A crash when using a SOCKS5 proxy has been fixed. There are minor improvements and clarifications in the documentation, support for tunemu on iOS devices is fixed, and tinc can now be cross-compiled with Android's NDK.

  •  25 Jun 2012 21:54

Release Notes: This release adds basic support for SOCKS and HTTP proxies, as well as proxying through an external command. Support for systemd style socket activation has been added. Environment variables can now be used in the Name configuration option, and :: notation in IPv6 Subnet options is now also allowed.


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