A Free Cross-platform Multi-protocol VPN Software, developed by SoftEther VPN Project at University of Tsukuba, Japan.
|centos||Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/thepoch/SoftEtherVPN into…|
|debian||Adding to check for armv6l so Debian package can be built on Raspberr…|
SoftEther VPN - An Open-Source Cross-platform Multi-protocol VPN Program http://www.softether.org/ We use GitHub as the primary official SoftEther VPN repository: https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN/ Source code packages (.zip and .tar.gz) and binary files are also available: http://www.softether-download.com/ We accept your patches by the acceptance policy: http://www.softether.org/5-download/src/9.patch Copyright (c) 2012-2014 SoftEther Project at University of Tsukuba, Japan. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation. SoftEther VPN ("SoftEther" means "Software Ethernet") is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. SoftEther VPN runs on Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris. SoftEther VPN supports most of widely-used VPN protocols including SSL-VPN, OpenVPN, IPsec, L2TP, MS-SSTP, L2TPv3 and EtherIP by the single SoftEther VPN Server program. More details on http://www.softether.org/. SOFTETHER VPN ADVANTAGES ------------------------ - Supporting all popular VPN protocols by the single VPN server: SSL-VPN (HTTPS) OpenVPN IPsec L2TP MS-SSTP L2TPv3 EtherIP - Free and open-source software. - Easy to establish both remote-access and site-to-site VPN. - SSL-VPN Tunneling on HTTPS to pass through NATs and firewalls. - Revolutionary VPN over ICMP and VPN over DNS features. - Resistance to highly-restricted firewall. - Ethernet-bridging (L2) and IP-routing (L3) over VPN. - Embedded dynamic-DNS and NAT-traversal so that no static nor fixed IP address is required. - AES 256-bit and RSA 4096-bit encryptions. - Sufficient security features such as logging and firewall inner VPN tunnel. - 1Gbps-class high-speed throughput performance with low memory and CPU usage. - Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone are supported. - The OpenVPN clone function supports legacy OpenVPN clients. - IPv4 / IPv6 dual-stack. - The VPN server runs on Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and Mac OS X. - Configure All settings on GUI. - Multi-languages (English, Japanese and Simplified-Chinese). - More details at http://www.softether.org/. GETTING STARTED --------------- Visit the SoftEther VPN Project official web site at first: http://www.softether.org/ If you are not a developer, it is recommended to download the binary installers from: http://www.softether-download.com/ To build from the source, see "BUILD_UNIX.TXT" or "BUILD_WINDOWS.TXT" files. HOW TO DOWNLOAD THE LATEST SOURCE CODE PACKAGE ---------------------------------------------- Go to http://www.softether-download.com/ and you can find the latest source-code package file in both .ZIP and .TAR.GZ format. This is the easiest way to obtain the source code of SoftEther VPN. HOW TO GET THE LATEST SOURCE CODE TREE FOR DEVELOPERS ----------------------------------------------------- If you are an open-source developer, visit our GitHub repository: https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN/ You can download the up-to-date source-code tree of SoftEther VPN from GitHub. You may make your own fork project from our project. The download and build instruction is following: $ git clone https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN.git $ cd SoftEtherVPN $ ./configure $ make $ make install TO CIRCUMVENT YOUR GOVERNMENT'S FIREWALL RESTRICTION ---------------------------------------------------- Because SoftEther VPN is overly strong tool to build a VPN tunnel, some censorship governments want to block your access to the source code of SoftEther VPN, by abusing their censorship firewalls. To circumvent your censor's unjust restriction, SoftEther VPN Project distributes the up-to-date source-code on all the following open-source repositories: - GitHub https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN/ - SourceForge https://sourceforge.net/p/softethervpn/code/ci/master/tree/ - Google Code https://code.google.com/p/softether/source/browse/ To fetch the source code from GitHub: $ git clone https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN.git To fetch the source code from SourceForge: $ git clone http://git.code.sf.net/p/softethervpn/code - or - $ git clone git://git.code.sf.net/p/softethervpn/code To fetch the source code from Google Code: $ git clone https://code.google.com/p/softether/ We hope that you can reach one of the above URLs at least! SOURCE CODE CONTRIBUTION ------------------------ Your contribution to SoftEther VPN Project is much appreciated. Please send patches to us through GitHub. Read the SoftEther VPN Patch Acceptance Policy in advance: http://www.softether.org/5-download/src/9.patch DEAR SECURITY EXPERTS --------------------- If you find a bug or a security vulnerability please kindly inform us about the problem immediately so that we can fix the security problem to protect a lot of users around the world as soon as possible. Our e-mail address for security reports is: softether-vpn-security [at] softether.org Please note that the above e-mail address is not a technical support inquiry address. If you need technical assistance, please visit http://www.softether.org/ and ask your question on the users forum. DISCLAIMER ---------- THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. THIS SOFTWARE IS DEVELOPED IN JAPAN, AND DISTRIBUTED FROM JAPAN, UNDER JAPANESE LAWS. YOU MUST AGREE IN ADVANCE TO USE, COPY, MODIFY, MERGE, PUBLISH, DISTRIBUTE, SUBLICENSE, AND/OR SELL COPIES OF THIS SOFTWARE, THAT ANY JURIDICAL DISPUTES WHICH ARE CONCERNED TO THIS SOFTWARE OR ITS CONTENTS, AGAINST US (SOFTETHER PROJECT, SOFTETHER CORPORATION, DAIYUU NOBORI OR OTHER SUPPLIERS), OR ANY JURIDICAL DISPUTES AGAINST US WHICH ARE CAUSED BY ANY KIND OF USING, COPYING, MODIFYING, MERGING, PUBLISHING, DISTRIBUTING, SUBLICENSING, AND/OR SELLING COPIES OF THIS SOFTWARE SHALL BE REGARDED AS BE CONSTRUED AND CONTROLLED BY JAPANESE LAWS, AND YOU MUST FURTHER CONSENT TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THE COURTS SITTING IN TOKYO, JAPAN. YOU MUST WAIVE ALL DEFENSES OF LACK OF PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND FORUM NON CONVENIENS. PROCESS MAY BE SERVED ON EITHER PARTY IN THE MANNER AUTHORIZED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR COURT RULE. USE ONLY IN JAPAN. DO NOT USE IT IN OTHER COUNTRIES. IMPORTING THIS SOFTWARE INTO OTHER COUNTRIES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SOME COUNTRIES PROHIBIT ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS. USING THIS SOFTWARE IN OTHER COUNTRIES MIGHT BE RESTRICTED. READ AND UNDERSTAND THE 'WARNING.TXT' FILE BEFORE USING THIS SOFTWARE. SOME SOFTWARE PROGRAMS FROM THIRD PARTIES ARE INCLUDED ON THIS SOFTWARE WITH LICENSE CONDITIONS WHICH ARE DESCRIBED ON THE 'THIRD_PARTY.TXT' FILE. ADVERTISEMENT ------------- SoftEther VPN is developed by SoftEther VPN Project at University of Tsukuba. Department of Computer Science has dozens of overly-enthusiastic geeks. Join us: http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/english/admission/