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Subject: RE: Newbee question
From: SBNelson,AT,thermeon,DOT,com
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 00:41:17 +0100

> If you have a
> > dynamic IP address, simply use address 0.0.0.0 in
> > place of the IP address.
> 
> you mean the udp address that is in form of ip:port
Yes.

> > If both sides have dynamic IP addresses, then you
> > need some way outside of
> > CIPE for one side to determine the IP address of the
> 
> Yes it is easy I just put echo $4 > /var/log/ip in
> ip-up script then I use cat /var/log/ip to read ; the
> easiest way I think in scripting.
The hard part is communicating that to the other end without knowing the
other end's IP address.

> > other side.  I have
> > never done this but others on this list have.
> > You did not mention which Linux distribution (if
> > any) you are using.  RedHat
> 
> I use Mandrake 8.1 but mostly custimized (only base
> system). I dont install cipe from them..
> 
> > otherwise you will need to compile and install CIPE
> > yourself.
> 
> I did, everything is fine, compile the module,
> ciped-cb etc..; insert module is fine, cipcb0 up but
> not figure out what I put me and peer and ipaddr and
> ptpaddr in my case that both is dynamic ip (dialup
> user) and dont have a home LAN.
>   
> > The ipaddr and ptpaddr addresses are assigned by
> > you, typically from
> > 10.0.0.0/8, 172.16.0.0/12 or 192.168.0.0/16 address
> > ranges (see RFC 1918),
> > or using a spare IP address from the LAN on each
> > side.  The ipaddr on one
> > side must match the ptpaddr on the other side.
> 
> As I said before I dont intend to use it in home LAN
> so what should I put in ipaddr and ptpaddr?
Just pick two from the list.  For example, 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.0.2.





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