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From: Nicholas Capo <nicholas.capo@gmail.com>
To: "Sune Mølgaard" <sune@molgaard.org>, wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com
Subject: Re: Hooks in clients?
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 10:58:02 -0600
Message-ID: <a47de6a45010b55c2ddab84e401a81a02f7728bd.camel@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6bfa482b-42ee-ebc3-f2cb-4f52d9d2e219@molgaard.org>

On Fri, 2020-11-13 at 16:46 +0100, Sune Mølgaard wrote:
> Hiya,
> 
> I am looking towards deploying WireGuard as my primary VPN
> connection,
> and wonder a bit if the various clients (Android, wg-quick, whatever
> there is for macOS, iOS and Windows), could be made to include the
> possibility of calling external programs upon (re-)connections, in my
> case specifically for port knocking, but possibly useful for other
> purposes as well?
> 
> In the cases of Android and iOS, I am a bit unsure about interaction
> with other apps, so maybe, to begin with, just built-in port knocking
> capabilities could be considered.
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 

In my experence there isn't really a case where the client gets
disconnected (like a crash) and then needs to reconnect.
For me the client always stays enabled, but if there is a problem at
the remote end then packets don't go anywhere.

In other words the traffic might get dropped by the remote (feels like
no traffic *at all*), but I've never seen a situation where I was
accedentially sending unencrypted traffic.

Nicholas




  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-14  9:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-13 15:46 Sune Mølgaard
2020-11-13 15:50 ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-11-13 16:58 ` Nicholas Capo [this message]
2020-11-14  9:55   ` Sune Mølgaard
2020-11-14 10:02     ` Jason A. Donenfeld

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