Production usage of Wireguard

Ryan Whelan rcwhelan at
Tue Nov 7 14:29:52 CET 2017

On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 8:27 AM, Reuben Martin < at>

> On Nov 6, 2017 3:41 PM, "Ferris Ellis" <ferris at> wrote:
>> Hello Wireguard mailing list!
>> I have been very interested in the WireGuard project for a little while
>> now and am in the process of evaluating it. While benchmarks and code
>> reviews are useful, they don’t uncover many of the issues that can
>> potentially wake one up at 3am. I’d hunted around on the web for a while
>> but wasn’t able to find any articles on running WireGuard in a production
>> environment. I know the project is still young but was wondering if anyone
>> on the mailing list had started using WireGuard in production? And, if so,
>> if they’d be willing to share some details about their use case and
>> experience.
> I've been using it for about 6 months to tie together remote video
> streaming servers in a star pattern with a vxlan overlay running on top of
> the wireguard connections. I mostly push low latency video over the
> connections.
> I've only had an issue once which was a bug resulting from some
> refactoring work, and Jason immediately pounced on it and had a fixed
> release out within a few hours. Honestly, a project with a maintainer that
> takes ownership of the code base like that imparts much more cred than any
> "stable" or "production ready" label does.
> -Reuben

I'll second that.  I've never seen a developer / maintainer thats as
engaged and responsive as Jason.

...And he sends out free stickers!
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