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Tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon that uses tunneling and encryption to create
a secure private network between hosts on the Internet.
Because the tunnel appears to the IP level network code as a normal network device, there
is no need to adapt any existing software. The encrypted tunnels allows VPN sites to share
information with each other over the Internet without exposing any information to others.

To install tinc, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install tinc --version 1.1-pre12 --pre

To upgrade tinc, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade tinc --version 1.1-pre12 --pre


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'tinc'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Guus Sliepen


All Rights Reserved


Release Notes

Version 1.1pre12 released.

Added a “—syslog” option to force logging to syslog even if running in the foreground.
Fixes and improvements to the DecrementTTL function.
Improved PMTU discovery and UDP keepalive probes.
More efficient relaying of UDP packets through intermediate nodes.
Improved compatibility with newer TAP-Win32 drivers.
Added support for UPnP.
Allow tinc to be compiled without LibreSSL or OpenSSL (this drops compatibility with nodes running 1.0.x).
Added a “fsck” command to check the configuration files for problems.
Tinc “start” now checks whether the daemon really started succesfully, and displays error messages otherwise.
Added systemd service files.
Use the recvmmsg() function if available.
Support ToS/Diffserv on IPv6 connections.
Updated support for BSD tun/tap devices.
Added support for OS X utun interfaces.
Dropped support for Windows 2000.
Initial support for generating a tinc-up script from an invitation.
Many small fixes, documentation updates.
Thanks to Etienne Dechamps, thorkill, Vittorio Gambaletta, Martin Weinelt, Sven-Haegar Koch, Florian Klink, LunnarShadow, Dato Simó, Jo-Philipp Wich, Jochen Voss, Nathan Stratton Treadway, Pierre Emeriaud, xentec, Samuel Thibault and Michael Tokarev for their contributions to this version of tinc.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
tinc 1.1-pre14 265 Wednesday, May 4, 2016 exempted
tinc 1.1-pre13 212 Sunday, May 1, 2016 exempted
tinc 1.1-pre12 231 Wednesday, April 27, 2016 exempted
tinc 1.1-pre11 250 Thursday, March 10, 2016 exempted
tinc 1.0.26 348 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 approved

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