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Subject: Re: CIPE-WIN32 & Bridging
From: "Damion K. Wilson" <dkw,AT,rcm,DOT,bm>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 22:51:04 +0200
In-reply-to: <00b201c0338d$9c8d86e0$0264a8c0@mycity.it>

Thanks, Olaf,

I'm currently handling things internally with synthesized MAC information
in CIPE-Win32, however, I don't know how or if two endpoints should
actually exchange that information. Is CIPE 1.4 passing the MAC information
between endpoints now ? Are MAC level broadcasts, etc supported ?

DKW

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On 10/16/00 at 7:50 PM Olaf Titz wrote:

>> No. I haven't had the time to figure out how Olaf has implemented it
yet.
>
>In theory this is simple: just put an Ethernet header in front of the
>packet before encryption rsp. remove it after decryption. :-)
>
>However, the OS interface may be different, as this device now behaves
>like an ethernet interface - it has to have a MAC address, it does ARP,
>it can broadcast etc. I have no idea how easy/difficult that change is
>for Win32. (For Linux it was rather straightforward, but it needs to
>get some additional bits correct.)
>
>Then, actual bridging under Windows is an entirely different story.
>This surely needs additional software.
>
>Olaf
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