Free Open Source Tools To Create Your Own VPN

Free Open Source Tools To Create Your Own VPN

This post contains the list of free open source tools to create your own VPN.

Free Open Source Tools To Create Your Own VPN

1. Algo

Algo is a simple tool to setup personal IPSEC VPN. It automatically deploys an on-demand VPN service in the cloud which is not shared with other users. It relies on only modern protocols and ciphers.

Features (from github):

  1. Supports only IKEv2 with strong crypto (AES-GCM, SHA2, and P-256) and WireGuard
  2. Generates Apple profiles to auto-configure iOS and macOS devices
  3. Includes a helper script to add and remove users
  4. Blocks ads with a local DNS resolver (optional)
  5. Sets up limited SSH users for tunneling traffic (optional)
  6. Based on current versions of Ubuntu and strongSwan
  7. Installs to DigitalOcean, Amazon EC2, Vultr, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, Scaleway, OpenStack or your own Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server

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2. SoftEther

SoftEther VPN is easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. SoftEther VPN is a cross platform tool which is available for  Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris.


It supports SSL-VPN (HTTPS),OpenVPN, IPsec, L2TP, MS-SSTP, L2TPv3 and EtherIP protocols.

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3. OpenVPN

OpenVPN is a popular VPN software. It is also a cross platform VPN software. OpenVPN is compatible with SSL/TLS, RSA Certificates and NAT, DHCP,X509 PKI, and TUN/TAP virtual devices. OpenVPN is not compatible with IPSec, IKE, PPTP, or L2TP.

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4. WireGuard

Wireguard is an another simple to use open source tool to create VPN. A VPN connection is made simply by exchanging very simple public keys.

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5. Freelan

Freelan is a free, open-source, multi-platform, peer-to-peer VPN software which abstracts a LAN over the Internet. It is a cross platform, available  on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX.

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6. VyOS

VyOS is not a tool but it is an operating system. VyOS is an open source network operating system that can be installed on physical hardware or a virtual machine on your own server, or a cloud platform . It is loaded with plenty of useful VPN features.

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