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To: Olivier Guyotot <Olivier.Guyotot,AT,free,DOT,fr>
Subject: Re: CIPE-win32 and broadcast - Again...
From: Renato Salles <rsalles,AT,rsnetservices,DOT,com,DOT,br>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 19:17:25 -0300 (BRT)
Cc: cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de
In-reply-to: <3F1E918B.6070906@free.fr>

This setup is supposed to work with a netmask like What are 
you using actually? What is the gateway of box "B"?
Are you using NetBEUI, and WINS, or one of them, or none?
Send me more details.
PS: Take a look at the docs from samba devel team. They have some very
interesting tricks to try when deploying win32 newtworks.



On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Olivier Guyotot wrote:

> hi,
> I think there may be a small bug with CIPE-win32 (version 2.0-pre15) and 
> broadcast. Why? well, LAN games still don't work over CIPE (yes, I still 
> trying...). So I made a lot of tests recently, on a small home VPN, 
> using CIPE for linux, CIPE-win32, and different peers configurations to 
> try to understand what is going on.
> I may be wrong, but strange things seem to happen to broadcast packets 
> sent through the tunnel. For example:
> box A virtual ip: (CIPE-win32)
> box B virtual ip: (CIPE linux)
> - if box A sends a packet to, box B will receive a packet 
> from with destination
> - but if box B sends a packet to, box A will receive a packet 
> from with destination
> therefore, here CIPE linux seems to behave correctly, while CIPE-win32 
> isn't correctly forwarding broadcast packets.
> As I said before, I may be wrong, and the trouble may come from a bad 
> setup. But I have observed the same thing with differents configurations 
> (peers on the same subnet, on different subnets, with and without adding 
> entries in the routing table for broadcast,...).
> So, did I made a mistake somewhere, or does somebody else observe the 
> same thing? And if so, is it simply the correct behaviour for CIPE-win32 
> or is it a bug?
> thank you very much
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