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1 Introduction

Tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon that uses tunneling and encryption to create a secure private network between hosts on the Internet.

Because the tunnel appears to the IP level network code as a normal network device, there is no need to adapt any existing software. The encrypted tunnels allows VPN sites to share information with each other over the Internet without exposing any information to others.

This document is the manual for tinc. Included are chapters on how to configure your computer to use tinc, as well as the configuration process of tinc itself.