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Subject: Re: Multiple cipe tunnel
From: milind <milind,AT,it-om,DOT,com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 09:15:55 +0200
In-reply-to: <002f01c213b4$27889a20$0100a8c0@workgroup>

HI,

Thanks for the reply Mike, that was what I wanted to know.

I haven't tried it really, but it will work for me as I got
the idea how to proceed.

Regards,

Milind.

On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Mike Gende wrote:

> we have a host with a static ip as a "hub" to talk to several other
> individual cipe hosts. The individual cipe hosts all have dynamic
> ip addresses. 
> 
> The we we do it is to use the "me" and "peer" tags in the 
> /etc/cipe/options.cipcbx file. On the individual hosts, the "me"
> is set to 0.0.0.0, the "peer" to our hubs' static ip address. 
> 
> The hub computer has several /etc/cipe/options.cipcbx files, one
> for each individual host. The "me" in all files is set to it's own 
> static address and the "peer" in all are set to 0.0.0.0, as they could
> be anything on any given day. They only thing different in each  file
> is the "port" entry after the "me" and "port", i.e.:
> me    123.456.567.345:9997
> peer   0.0.0.0:9997
> This agrees with the port entry in the individual hosts' options file.
> 
> Cipe has to be up and running on both sides to work, that is, started
> locally. Traffic starts being passed when the 0.0.0.0 side sends some
> traffic, we use pings, to the hub. Then, the hub's cipe code senses 
> what the individual host's ip address is and we're ready for business.
> 
> I wasn't really sure of your question, hope this sheds some light. If not,
> just hit "delete".
> 





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