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I am a new vpn user and I have insufficient knowledge about vpn. I just confused that l2tp and ikev2 are uses ipsec for data security, so why both are use as a protocol.

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8 minutes ago, Paul said:

Hi Jessica,

Do read this article to learn more about the VPN protocols available: https://protonvpn.com/blog/whats-the-best-vpn-protocol/.

Both L2TP/IPSec and IKEv2/IPSec are still used in VPN implementations, it's just different implementations and both come with pros and cons.


Thank You Paul. I read this blog post and it is very helpful to know about protocols. In the meantime, I searched an find some good guides on ikev2 as well like



They are also very helpful to me.


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