[zeromq-dev] Securing ZeroMQ traffic with IPSec

Benjamin Henrion bh at udev.org
Fri Apr 6 15:05:08 CEST 2012

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 2:53 PM,  <Jonathan.Meran at schneider-electric.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anyone have experience using IPSec to secure ZMQ traffic? I take it
> this is the recommended security protocol to use since SSL is not an
> optional sockets layer for ZMQ? Any type of guidance or lessons learned
> would be much appreciated.

>From my own experience, IPsec is the worst VPN pseudo-standard,
especially if you rely on difference appliances trying to communicate
to each other.

Prefer something like OpenVPN, or even Tinc.

I maintain a Tinc VPN with 50 machines pointing to one box, works like
a charm for many months.

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