You can redistribute them and/or modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
Download the latest source code package
The source code packages in .zip and .tar.gz format are available from:
This is the easiest way to obtain the source code of SoftEther VPN.
Build the programs from the source code
To build from the source, see "BUILD_UNIX.TXT" or "BUILD_WINDOWS.TXT" files in the package, or see the following links.
Explore the latest source code tree from GitHub
We use GitHub as the primary official SoftEther VPN repository.
If you are an open-source developer, visit our GitHub repository:
You can download the up-to-date source-code tree of SoftEther VPN from GitHub. You may make your own fork project from our project.
The download and build instruction is following:
git clone https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN.git cd SoftEtherVPN make make install
To circumvent your government's firewall restriction
Because SoftEther VPN is overly strong tool to build a VPN tunnel, some censorship governments want to block your access to the source code of SoftEther VPN, by abusing their censorship firewalls.
To circumvent your censor's unjust restriction, SoftEther VPN Project distributes the up-to-date source-code on all the following open-source repositories:
- Google Code
To fetch the source code from GitHub:
git clone https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN.git
To fetch the source code from SourceForge:
git clone http://git.code.sf.net/p/softethervpn/code
- or -
git clone git://git.code.sf.net/p/softethervpn/code
To fetch the source code from Google Code:
git clone https://code.google.com/p/softether/
We hope that you can reach one of the above URLs at least!
Source Code Contribution
Read the SoftEther VPN Patch Acceptance Policy in advance.
Dear security experts
If you find a bug or a security vulnerability please kindly inform us about the problem immediately so that we can fix the security problem to protect a lot of users around the world as soon as possible.
Our e-mail address for security reports is: softether-vpn-security [at] softether.org
Please note that the above e-mail address is not a technical support inquery address. If you need technical assistance, please visit http://www.softether.org/ and ask your question on the users forum.