Master's thesis about VPN performance featuring WireGuard
aaronmdjones at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 07:52:02 CET 2019
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On 05/03/2019 16:37, Paul Emmerich wrote:
> one of my students wrote his Master's Thesis about performance of
> VPN gateways.> The thesis features a performance comparison
> between Wireguard, OpenVPN, and Linux IPsec. He also implemented
> several different possible architectures for VPN gateways and draws
> some conclusions about possible improvements in Wireguard.
> Like most good theses it was written under time pressure close to
> the deadline, so there are some rough edges. Despite this I think
> it's a quite excellent thesis that I'll be transforming it into a
> (shorter) journal article later this year, but I've wanted to share
> the thesis with you hoping that it's helpful or interesting for
> some of you.
One of the rough edges is that it refers to peer identities as Ed25519
public keys, but they are in fact Curve25519 public keys; WireGuard
does not use an elliptic-curve signature scheme, but only
elliptic-curve Diffie-Hellman-Merkle key agreement.
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