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creates a virtual ethernet between multiple endpoints

GVPE creates a virtual ethernet (broadcasts supported, any protocol that works with a normal ethernet should work with GVPE) by creating encrypted host-to-host tunnels between multiple endpoints.

Unlike other virtual private "network" solutions which merely create a single tunnel, GVPE creates a real network with multiple endpoints.

It is designed to be very simple and robust (cipher selection done at compiletime etc.), and easy to setup (only a single config file shared unmodified between all hosts).

VPN hosts can neither sniff nor fake packets, that is, you can use MAC-based filtering to ensure authenticity of packets even from member nodes.

GVPE can also be used to tunnel into some vpn network using a variety of protocols (raw IP, UDP, TCP, HTTPS-proxy-connect, ICMP and DNS). It is, however, primarily designed to sit on the gateway machines of company branches to connect them together.

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 3.1-2+b1 153.8 kB336.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 3.1-2 150.7 kB323.0 kB [list of files]
armel 3.1-2 141.5 kB305.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 3.1-2 140.3 kB257.0 kB [list of files]
i386 3.1-2 154.6 kB337.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 3.1-2 168.8 kB413.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 3.1-2 158.1 kB370.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 3.1-2 163.3 kB451.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 3.1-2 151.4 kB355.0 kB [list of files]