Thanks! I knew there had to be something out there but in the wealth of
ports, I couldn't find it.
On Monday 09 June 2003 08:20 pm, Brent Wiese wrote:
> Use MPD (its in the ports) for PPTP support, which is built into w2k.
> On the user side, its "friendly" to set up because it presents the
> user w/ a modem-type setup where you "dial" a vpn box.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of David
> > Kelly Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 9:03 AM
> > To: FreeBSD-Questions@FreeBSD.org
> > Subject: VPN from one Win2k host to a FreeBSD network?
> > This has been covered many times before, I'm sure, just I
> > just can't find it now I have need.
> > A consultant with one Win2k system behind a home-office NAT
> > firewall needs to speak Microsoft protocols to an NT4 server
> > inside my FreeBSD NAT firewall. Also connect to the Oracle
> > database.
> > I currently have an IPsec VPN to yet another site with an
> > identical FreeBSD firewall as I have here. Microsoft
> > protocols flow over that link as well.
> > The fact her remote Win2k system is already behind NAT
> > suggests to me using Win2k built-in IPsec isn't going to work
> > with racoon?
> > She can ssh to my FreeBSD system. I have not disabled sshd
> > port forwarding. An attractive low threshold of pain might be
> > to use PuTTY on Win2k and port forward to here. Research
> > suggests she would have to disable filesharing, or possibly
> > remove that module, in order to free ports 137-139 so this
> > would work. Might work but isn't "low threshold of pain."
> > Simple ssh port forwarding should work fine for Oracle.
> > Next thought would be to tunnel PPP thru SSH. Have found
> > plenty of examples of how to do this Unix to Unix but not
> > from inferior OS's.
> > Yet another thought was to use PPPoE. Win2k should have a
> > PPPoE client. Is there a tool on FreeBSD to receive such
> > connections? Would it appear on the Win2k system as another
> > network interface or would it be her sole interface while it
> > is up? Encryption for PPPoE?
> > --
> > David Kelly N4HHE, firstname.lastname@example.org
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David Kelly N4HHE, email@example.com
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