Secure IP tunnel
Version: 2.4.1A (2005/09/06)
note the minor revision to the stable version. This contains a fix for
attack, as well as upgrades to the versions of the compression
is a simple program to establish an encrypted, compressed
“tunnel” for TCP/IP or UDP data transfer between
two systems. This allows traffic such as telnet, ftp
to be protected from snooping as well as potentially gaining
performance over low-bandwidth networks from compression.
main goals for Zebedee
Provide full client
and server functionality under both UNIX/Linux and Windows.
Be easy to install,
use and maintain with little or no configuration required.
Have a small
footprint, low wire protocol overhead and give significant traffic
reduction by the use of compression.
Use only algorithms
that are either unpatented or for which the patent has expired.
entirely free for commercial or non-commercial use and distributed
under the term of the GNU General Public Licence.
is by no means the first, or only secure tunnel program available. It
does not pretend to compete with the likes of ssh,
in terms of breadth of function but if you want something quick, simple
and completely free
then it may be the tool for you.