RE: How to make CIPE for Windows work like a PPP connection?|
"Les Mikesell" <les,AT,futuresource,DOT,com>|
Wed, 22 Jan 2003 23:51:03 +0100|
From: Damion Wilson
> No, don't do that. CIPE-Win32 does emulate an Ethernet LAN (including ARP
> synthesis). Just set the subnet mask properly (preferably Class C) for each
> VPN adapter in the TCP/IP settings and then configure each peer's settings
> for that adapter. I had three and four way VPN pseudo-LAN's running like
> two years ago. It even handles broadcasts.
Doesn't that make a lot of extra traffic over the WAN compared to normal
routing? I've got a dozen offices connected through Linux CIPE tunnels
that look like 4 host subnets with appropriate routes through each. I don't
think I'd want it to look like an ethernet or carry all the broadcasts.