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Re: IKEv2 or L2TP Protocol

Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:34 pm

L2TP: The most notable characteristic of L2TP is its inability to operate alone. To offer encryption or protection for data in transit, it must be paired with IPSec.
IKEv2: IKEv2 operates as a true protocol and controls the ipsec key exchange.
L2TP does include IPsec as a part of the VPN but it is a legacy protocol. IKEv2 is the newer one and is not yet available on the standalone devices. I hope it will help you.
 
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Re: IKEv2 or L2TP Protocol

Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:55 pm

L2TP is a VPN tunnel...
IKEv2 is a protocol used to setup a security association in the IPsec protocol...
IPsec is a security protocol used to authenticate and encrypt packets between two hosts...

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