WireGuard for macOS
lesandie at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 20:05:13 CET 2019
Awesome work guys
On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 2:27 AM Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> After many months of hard work, Roopesh, Eric, and I are pleased to
> announce an initial version of WireGuard for macOS:
> This is built from the same code base as our existing iOS app and
> makes use of Apple's Network Extension API to provide native
> integration into the operating system's networking stack. The
> application lives in the status bar, and after importing a
> configuration, the ordinary System Preferences networking item may
> also be used to control each tunnel. Because it uses these deep
> integration APIs, we're only allowed to distribute the application
> using the macOS App Store (whose rejections, appeals, and eventual
> acceptance made for quite the stressful saga over the last week and a
> half). Compared to the current CLI integration, we expect the
> WireGuard experience using this app to be excellent.
> For curious folks without a Mac (or without the patience to cajole KVM
> into booting macOS), I've assembled a few screenshots:
> This is new software, and there will certainly be problems. Don't
> hesitate to email team at wireguard.com directly with bugs as you
> encounter them.
> PS: Because people will inevitably ask: yes, a Windows client is on
> its way, and it will have a very similar interface to this macOS one.
> We're taking the long and careful route, writing a new TUN driver for
> Windows 7+ called "Wintun" that we expect to be safer and faster than
> the current popular OpenVPN TUN driver, and also suitable for all
> projects, not just for WireGuard. We already have packets flowing and
> things generally work well, but polish will require a bit of patience.
> If you'd like to help and have an appetite for NDIS drivers, Win32 GUI
> programming, or Go, please do get in touch.
> WireGuard mailing list
> WireGuard at lists.zx2c4.com
Lt. Col. Sandie
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