[clug] low power device for VPN end point
alex at receptiveit.com.au
Mon Jan 23 07:07:30 UTC 2017
That is really disappointing. Does anyone know if things have improved since 2015 when that story was current?
> On 23 Jan 2017, at 5:58 pm, Bob Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> On 23/01/17 14:31, Alex Ferrara wrote:
>> Ubiquity Edgerouter. They are really very good. Embedded Linux of course.
> https://news.slashdot.org/story/15/04/07/1740217/how-ubiquiti-networks-is-creatively-violating-the-gpl :
> "Networking company Ubiquiti Networks violates the GPL, but not in
> the way you'd expect. Not only did the kernel shipped in their router
> firmware not correspond to the sources given, but their failure to
> provide the source led to a vulnerability they created being
> unpatched long after its disclosure. They're maintaining the
> appearance of compliance without actually complying with the GPL."
> references: Four ways Ubiquiti Networks is creatively violating the GPL
> Bob Edwards.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On 23 Jan 2017, at 2:04 pm, Luke Mewburn <lukem-clug at mewburn.net> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 10:11:20PM +1100, Tony Lewis wrote:
>>> | I'm looking for a low power device to be a VPN end point, and I am
>>> | after recommendations, please.
>>> | The key requirement is high VPN throughput. I lean towards
>>> | OpenVPN, but because it's single-threaded, it seems there are
>>> | often struggles to get anywhere close to native throughput. I
>>> | understand IPSec implementations are/can be multithreaded, so that
>>> | might better fit the bill.
>>> | HDMI and GPU and desktop stuff is not important. Just low power,
>>> | high crypto throughput, high reliability and solid Linux support.
>>> | Tony
>>> Hi Tony,
>>> As you probably know, various low TDP Intel CPUs support the
>>> AES-NI instructions, and newer OpenSSL has the ability to offload
>>> that to the CPU.
>>> E.g., my 3.5 year old Macbook Air has a 15W i7-4650U CPU @ 1.70GHz,
>>> and it has the AES CPU instructions.
>>> How about an Intel NUC or one of an equivalent/cheaper unit
>>> from Gigabyte (etc), with a 15W or 35W CPU?
>>> Or is that outside your power/cost budget?
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