[asterisk-users] VPN SIP Phone | PC Traffic

Barry Flanagan barryf-lists at flanagan.ie
Wed Apr 9 05:49:48 CDT 2014

On 9 April 2014 11:42, Positively Optimistic <positivelyoptimistic at gmail.com
> wrote:

> We are using vpn routers to connect home users back to our office network.
>   Basically, shipping a mikrotik router that 'calls home' and establishes a
> vpn connection for the pc and phone that are connected to the mikrotik...
> user plugs router in, plugs phone and computer into router, and that
> traffic is encapsulated back to our office... simple and straighforward.
> We would like to remove the router from the equation...  does anyone know
> of a SIP phone with a built in VPN client that can provide the tunnel for *both
> the phone and the pc traffic*?  It would seem trivial to route a subnet
> down to the vpn client in the phone, that would be available to devices
> connected on the PC side of the telephone..  This would be tremendous for
> an at-home contact center agent..    An added benefit would be to limit
> connections the connection on the PC side of the phone to a specific mac
> address..
> We're aware of the opportunity to use a softphone on the pc with a vpn
> client.   though, we're looking for a physical phone.

Yealink seems to support OpenVPN for the phone, although  I am not sure if
it extends to the PC port or not. Nice feature I agree.


Hope this helps.

-Barry Flanagan

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