On the Design and Implementation of Structured P2P VPNs

  title={On the Design and Implementation of Structured P2P VPNs},
  author={David Wolinsky and Linton Abraham and Kyungyong Lee and Yonggang Liu and Jiangyan Xu and P. Oscar Boykin and Renato J. O. Figueiredo},
Centralized Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) when used in distributed systems have performance constraints as all traffic must traverse through a central server. In recent years, there has been a paradigm shift towards the use of P2P in VPNs to alleviate pressure placed upon the central server by allowing participants to communicate directly with each other, relegating the server to handling session management and supporting NAT traversal using relays when necessary. Another, less common… CONTINUE READING
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