WireGuard VPN vs OpenVPN
WireGuard received a lot of press coverage after its release in the cyber news community, and now, with its subsequent inclusion in the Linux Kernel, it might be time for you to check it out.
Historically there have been a few major contenders in the free VPN space, with OpenVPN being by far the most popular. However, OpenVPN can be complex to configure, and users often resort to a management tool such as OpenVPN Access Server or piVPN to manage configuration. WireGuard is attempting to provide a simpler alternative that is secure by default and simpler to configure.
At the end of the post, we will go through how to set up a simple tunnel between two hosts, so that you can experiment with the new tool.