[Haskell-cafe] Name for Haskell based VPN Client/Server
John Van Enk
vanenkj at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 15:23:23 EDT 2008
Ah, one more thing. It's not secure or distributed or any of the other
things I said yet. It's going to be. :) The version I just posted is able to
have two clients talk to each other (notice that neither of them is a
I'll get the encryption and other details hammered in later. :)
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 3:18 PM, John Van Enk <vanenkj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> Is the code around somewhere? This sounds intriguing.
>> -- Don
> Yes! Though this is the "Works For Me (alpha release)" version.
> Keep in mind:
> * It's not cabalized yet, so... we use my quick-and-dirty build scripts to
> * It's throughput runs at about 800KB/s over Wi-Fi (i should be able to get
> this faster).
> * Depends on the Data.Binary (binary)
> * Depends on Network.Socket.ByteString (network-bytestring)
> * Requires that you have the tun module loaded (make sure the /dev/net/tun
> device exists)
> * Needs to run as root (do you trust me?)
> * UDP port is fixed at 24999 for now (remember, WFM alpha release)
> * It uses a C file to do the ioctls and setup the IP address, MTU, etc...
> (any one able to see a way to remove the C file? It's not doing anything all
> that complex...)
> Here's how to use it:
> sudo ./haskvpn [my vpn ip] [address to bind to] [address to connect to]
> Here's any example:
> # On machine 1
> sudo ./haskvpn 10.0.0.1 0.0.0.0 192.168.128.60
> # On machine 2
> sudo ./haskvpn 10.0.0.2 0.0.0.0 192.168.128.50
> Once that comes up, you should be able to ping, ssh, etc from 10.0.0.1 to
> 10.0.0.2 and back again.
> The code is here: http://sw17ch.com/code/haskvpn-1223320484.tar.gz
> Once the code is downloaded, run ./build.sh and you (should) find the
> haskvpn binary in the same directory.
> There are 338 lines of haskell/c (including comments/whitespace), so it
> shouldn't take too long to read over.
> Reccomendations/patches/insults are requested!
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