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Subject: Re: Linux PPTP/VPN Solutions
From: Dan Siemon (dsiemonSTRAT.NET)
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 09:36:03 CDT


Here are some links that were very helpful to me.

1) Short HOW-TO from the FreeS/WAN mailing list
http://www.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca/linux-ipsec/html/2000/06/msg00496.html

2) Many configuration examples
http://jixen.tripod.com/
        Dan

Bernard Varaine wrote:
>
> Dan,
>
> I am trying to do the same at present but seems to run into problems with
> the "Road Warrior" setup.
> Do you have it working fine for the mobile users connecting from anywhere
> with ever changing IP addresses ?
>
> Any help, suggestion will be welcomed.
>
> regards
>
> Bernard
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan Siemon" <dsiemonSTRAT.NET>
> To: <FOCUS-LINUXSECURITYFOCUS.COM>
> Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 10:45 AM
> Subject: Re: Linux PPTP/VPN Solutions
>
> > We use Linux FreeS/WAN servers to NAI PGPNet running on Windows 9X
> > remote clients with great success.
> > Dan
> >
> > Ryan Hilton wrote:
> > >
> > > Some of the problems that I have found with the two of them are
> compatibility
> > > issues with Microsoft clients (VPNd) and configuration/installation
> problems
> > > mostly on the Kernel level. I found PoPToP to be very poorly documented
> (which
> > > I plan on informing the working group of) and their patches/information
> > > generally does not stick to specific versions of programs and kernels.
> > >
> > > I'm sure that with enough kernel-hacking and source code patching I
> could get
> > > it to work and it definitely has potential especially with what I am
> trying to
> > > use it for, but if it doesn't compile then it does me no good.
> > >
> > > Has anybody tried FreeS/WAN to setup a VPN with mostly Win95/98/2k
> clients? I
> > > would like to hear of success/failure with this type of scenario.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > > What problems did you find? I'm mostly just curious, but I imagine
> > > > the PoPToP and VPNd developers would really like to hear from you.
> > > >
> > > > Paul Allen
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Paul L. Allen | voice: (425) 865-3297 fax: (425) 865-2964
> > > > Unix Technical Support | paul.l.allenboeing.com
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> > > --
> > > Ryan Hilton Uber-Geeks.net
> > > darkmoontirkzilla.com http://www.uber-geeks.net
> >