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Re: [Openvpn-users] PPTP through openvpn?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] PPTP through openvpn?
  • From: "Dave" <dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 19:30:27 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

PPTP uses GRE for the actual VPN connection (it makes and initial TCP
connection for the initial setup, but uses GRE afterwards).  Since GRE is
a layer 3 protocol distinct from IP, maybe you will need to use bridging
to get the GRE through.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Mike Meyer
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 9:02 AM
> To: openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Openvpn-users] PPTP through openvpn?
> 
> 
> I'm in a situation where I need to run a VPN to reach a point 
> where I can get packets to the host I actually want to 
> connect to with a VPN. OpenVPN is perfect for the "outer" 
> VPN. However, for a variety of reasons, I'd like to run PPTP 
> for the inner VPN. This means I need to pass PPTP through OpenVPN.
> 
> Anyone have any pointers on such a setup? Anyone know for 
> sure that ti will - or won't - work?
> 
> 	Thanks,
> 	<mike
> -- 
> Mike Meyer <mwm@xxxxxxxxx>		
> http://www.mired.org/consulting.html
> Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more 
> information.
> 
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