tinc 1.0.23 / 1.1 Pre9

An Open Source VPN daemon that lets users to create encrypted secure private networks
tinc is an open source, free and cross-platform command-line software written in C and designed to act as a VPN (Virtual Private Network) daemon, which uses encryption and tunnelling to build a secure and strong private network between two or more hosts on the Internet.

tinc features support for encryption, compression and authentication, automatic full mesh routing, ability to bridge Ethernet segments, full support for IPv6, ability to expand the VPN, OpenSSL/LZO/zlib compressed traffic, direct VPN traffic, ability to add nodes to the VPN via an optional configuration files, and ability to link multiple Ethernet segments together.

This is a cross-platform software that works under Linux, BSD (FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD), Solaris, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X operating systems.

last updated on:
January 29th, 2014, 14:19 GMT
developed by:
Ivo Timmermans
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ System \ Networking


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What's New in version 1.1 Pre9
  • The UNIX socket is now created before tinc-up is called.
  • Windows users can now use any extension that is in %PATHEXT% for scripts, not only .bat.
  • Outgoing sockets are bound to the address of the listening sockets again, when there is no ambiguity.
  • Added invitation-created and invitation-accepted scripts.
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