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Android based Java client

Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:49 pm
by amitnoph

I want to develop a tunneling (I can skip security for now) as part of a VPN client I develop on top android OS using Android supplied VPNService (User level --> no root needed).

As part of the implementation I am getting an interface from which I can read OSI 3 packets for outgoing packets and need to write OSI 3 as incoming packets.

I would like to tunnel the data using Softether protocol to softether server since according tot he documentation from your testing it was penetrable + the fastest from throughput perspective. (I guess I will also need load balancer in the middle --> I would appreciate suggestions)

Is there a Java client code I can use for the protocol ?, or a documentation of the protocol ? to be used as part of my android app development ?



Re: Android based Java client

Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:07 pm
by moatazelmasry
This is a noble task, but as far as I know there is none.

SoftEther VPN protocol, is a so called SSL VPN (aka Ethernet over SSL), I couldn't find any RFC describing this protocol (please add it here if you find any), but I found some article talking about the protocol: ... s_Work.pdf

That said, the SE client only supports this protocol on deskops: mac,windows, linux, but not Android/iOS

There are some places to start if you really want to give it a try:
1- The SE client implementation itself: ... /vpnclient

2- OpenVPN client implementation on Android

You will also need to integrate a library or two, the most famous would be openssl for Android


Re: Android based Java client

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:29 pm
by amitnoph
Many thanks for the info

I hoped to save myself time reverse engineering the SE code

Thanks again,

Re: Android based Java client

Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:00 pm
by snahtajain

A Secure Socket Layer Virtual Private Network (SSL VPN) lets remote users access Web applications, client-server apps, and internal network utilities and directories without the need for specialized client software. SSL VPN’s provide safe communication for all types of device traffic across public networks and private networks for Android based Java client.