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Comparison of the different protocols VPN, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN SSTP, IKEv2

About VPN Protocols
What are VPN protocols? In simple terms, protocols are a way of connecting your device to a VPN server. PrivateVPN supports many protocols. If you are using a VPN app, configure it to automatically select a VPN protocol that is best suited for your network. If you are not using an app or the connection is not suitable, try the following protocols in this order:
OpenVPN with UDP/TCP
OpenVPN is your first choice. OpenVPN offers different types of authentication methods and uses a secure SSL/TLS protocol for key exchange. OpenVPN provides faster access rates than L2TP but is not supported by all devices.
OpenVPN over TCP, or Transmission Control Protocol, is the most reliable type of VPN connection. This connection uses error correction and thus avoids website failures and incomplete downloads by automatically retransmitting information packets during data transfer.
OpenVPN on UDP, or User Datagram Protocol, is generally faster than TCP because it does not have the er…


Netflix won the streaming battle. This is not a hypothesis, but a statement. A few years ago, no one would have bet on video on demand. And today, giants like Amazon or Disney are running behind Netflix to catch up.

Until 2015, Netflix was available in only a few countries. These include the United States, Europe, and some Asian countries. But in 2016, Netflix announced its worldwide availability. The number of subscriptions has soared, but users have quickly disengaged.

Indeed, many users realized that Netflix's catalog was poor as soon as you left the United States. Today, the French catalog represents only 40% of that of the United States. Fortunately, a VPN could be used to bypass this geographical blockage.

We could use a VPN such as Cyberghost, Express VPN, Private Internet Access. The objective is to use an American IP address to connect to Netflix. The service thinks you are in the United States and offers you the complete catalog.