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Re: [Openvpn-users] Clarify Windows networking support in HOWTO?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Clarify Windows networking support in HOWTO?
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:47:13 -0700 (MST)

On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Charles Duffy wrote:

> On the IRC channel, I've had a few folks who were under the impression
> that tun mode didn't work with Windows. When following up on this, I found
> out this was belief was based on the following passage from the HOWTO:
> 
> 	Bridged Ethernet Tunnels -- can be used to tunnel both IP and non-IP
> 	protocols. This type of tunnel is appropriate for applications which
> 	communicate via broadcasts, such as Windows networking and LAN games. 
> 	Slightly more complex to configure.
> 
> Perhaps this could be clarified to indicate that Windows networking can
> still be supported?
> 
> 	Bridged Ethernet Tunnels -- can be used to tunnel both IP and non-IP
> 	protocols. This type of tunnel is appropriate for applications which
> 	communicate via broadcasts, such as Windows file and print sharing
> 	(without a WINS server) and LAN games. Slightly more complex to
> 	configure.

Charles,

Thanks -- I'll add it for the next web site update.

James


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