Sun 12 November 2017
Wireguard is a new open source VPN system being initially developed on Linux. I have two major use cases for such a thing: site-to-site protection, and backhauling traffic from a laptop or phone to my house.
Small codebase, because there are very few options. For example, there is only one key exchange method and only one encryption method.
It uses a virtual network interface,
wg0, rather than the exciting and hard to debug policy routing that IPsec usually wants.
Very little configuration possible, so very little is needed.
Performance is already higher than OpenVPN and IPsec on …