What are the advantages/disadvantages of OpenVPN?

A completely open source build making it very versatile and well supported.
High level of encryption (1024bit).
If your VPN connection is severed (logout/disconnect), then your network stops until you log back in or turn off OpenVPN.

Complex and lengthy setup process for new users.
More overhead due to higher encryption.
Blocked by strict proxies (i.e. work, school, open networks, etc...).


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