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Subject: Re: NT VPN solution with a LINUX firewall
From: Horkan Smith (horkanUTMSYSTEMS.COM)
Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 17:53:41 CDT

Hmm.... If you're willing to run the MS VPN solution, take a look at
the Linux VPN Masquerade HOWTO, at


If you keep up w/ the patches on the NT VPN server, it seems to work
fairly well.

This page also has some pointers to linux based IPsec and PPTP VPN
servers, but I don't know how far along they are, what clients exist,


On Thu, Aug 17, 2000 at 06:40:15PM -0300, L.A. Smith wrote:
> Howdy all!
> Anyone out there have this configuration? I have a client who wants to
> connect to a database on an NT 4 server (SP. 4) from home. We are
> currently using IP Masquerading on LINUX as our firewall and the NT server
> is within the firewall. I guess I'd be looking for an NT + LINUX VPN
> solution. Needless to say, taking the NT box outside the firewall ain't a
> secure reality.
> Can anyone help me out? Much appreciated!

G. Horkan Smith
UTM systems corp.
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