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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: QoS in OpenVPN 2.0

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: QoS in OpenVPN 2.0
  • From: Rainer Sokoll <R.Sokoll@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 08:49:28 +0200

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 07:45:09PM -0700, James Yonan wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Nik wrote:
> > James wrote:
> > 
> > If that plugin interface were compatible with one of the existing linux 
> > ones (iptables, etc) then existing plugins for that framework could then 
> > be applied internally to the openvpn tunnel data.
> Exactly -- I was thinking along the lines of either the netfilter
> framework or snort.  Snort is also interesting because it's a kind of
> regular expression grammar for matching patterns in packets, and as such
> it might be useful for defining fine-grained access rights for specific
> clients, that go beyond basic IP/port-style filtering based on the IP 
> header.

I thought it were libpcap that provides the grammar for snort (and
tcpdump, ethereal...)?


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