n2n

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n2n
Developer(s)n2n team
Initial releaseMarch 27, 2008 (2008-03-27)
Stable release
2.8[1] / 12 August 2020; 4 months ago (12 August 2020)
Repositoryhttps://github.com/ntop/n2n
Written inC
Operating systemFreeBSD, Linux, OpenWrt, Mac OS X, Unix, Windows, Android
TypeVPN
LicenseGNU General Public License
Websitehttps://www.ntop.org/products/n2n/

n2n is an open source Layer 2 over Layer 3 VPN app utilising peer-to-peer architecture for network membership and routing.

Unlike many other VPN programs, n2n can also connect computers which reside behind NAT routers. These connections are set up with help from a third computer that both computers can reach. This computer, called a supernode, can then route the information between NATed nodes.[2]

It is free software licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v3.[3]

Turbo VPN is a custom Windows server/client implementation of n2n.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Release 2.8". 12 August 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-09-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) : "[the supernode] is basically a directory register and a packet router for those nodes that cannot talk directly"
  3. ^ https://github.com/ntop/n2n

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