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I'm putting on the finishing touches to my file server but i have little to no experience with a VPN. I want SSL or something secure like that.

I'm in the market to buy a new router and i noticed that some of them come with things like 3DES. what would be the best route for me to take?

buy a wireless router and configure my ubuntu box for SSL
or
buy a wireless router with 3DES or whatever
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I'm putting on the finishing touches to my file server but i have little to no experience with a VPN. I want SSL or something secure like that.

I'm in the market to buy a new router and i noticed that some of them come with things like 3DES. what would be the best route for me to take?

buy a wireless router and configure my ubuntu box for SSL
or
buy a wireless router with 3DES or whatever
Most routers that have VPN capabilities are going to be IPSec. You can find a few out there with SSL. 3DES is ok, the better would be AES. It sounds like what your really looking for is probably a hardware based firewall with VPN capabilities. There are some out there with wireless and SSL VPN.
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