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From: Reyk Floeter (reykopenbsd.org)
Date: Mon Aug 06 2007 - 06:40:08 CDT
On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 04:45:08PM +0200, Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote:
> Michael Gale <michael.galepason.com> writes:
> > We are currently testing out OpenBSD 4.1 and have a
> > requirement where we need to support multiple PPTP connections to a
> > single server where the clients are behind a single NAT device. It
> > does not look like OpenBSD can support this requirement, are my
> > assumptions correct ?
> there is a solution, although not one in the base system, called "The
> Frickin PPTP proxy", which claims to work well with PPTP through PF.
> Never tried it much myself -- the several times I got a request for
> PPTP support the requirement went away before I had a complete setup
> and testing was not possible anymore for some reason -- but it's
> available from <http://frickin.sourceforge.net/> or thereabouts.
i'm scared about frickin
> > It seems that iptables and the Linux kernel can support this, would
> > this every be added to OpenBSD ?
> I do *not* speak for the developers, but I think it rather unlikely
> that PPTP support will be added to the base system. The main reason
> is that you can get a useful VPN solutions which the core develpers
> consider superior with other tools which are available already in the
> base system.
> Hope this helps,
> Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
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