Shrew Soft VPN Client

3.2 MB   30,336 downloads
2.2.2 100% CLEAN Freeware    
3.1/5 106
An alternative to secure communications between mobile Windows hosts and open source VPN gateways that utilizes standard compliant software

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Shrew Soft VPN Client is a simple to use IPsec remote access VPN client that is especially created to offer a safe means of communication between windows hosts and open source VPN.

IPsec, or Internet Protocol Security, enables you to encrypt and transfer data between two security gates or between a gateway and a host.

Interface-wise, it’s compact, comprehensive and a connection can be set up in a matter of seconds if you know the exact information you need. It’s composed of just two windows. The main, which displays a list of all the created connections and the configuration one from where you enter the information required to make the connection.

Though it is a quite lightweight application, it provides you with a large number of features and functionality possibilities. With Shrew Soft VPN Client you benefit from firewall transversal options, authentication methods, identification types, exchange modes, basic and advanced configuration exchange attributes, phase1 ciphers and algorithms, as well as phase 2 transforms and HMAC algorithms.

When creating a new connection, you are to configure it using information about the host name, client, authentication, phase and policy.

As far as identification types go, Shrew Soft VPN Client enables you to use a fully qualified domain name, user fully qualified domain name, IP address and a key identifier. The exchange modes that you can use are main, aggressive, configuration, quick and informal.

The utility enables you to connect to both open source and commercial gateways and provides you with an auto reconnect feature.

For those who are looking for a safe means to transfer personal, important files across VPN services, Shrew Soft VPN Client is a tool to be taken into serious consideration.

Shrew Soft VPN Client was reviewed by Alexandru Chirila
Last updated on October 28th, 2013
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