[pptp-server] dumb questions

tmk tmk at netmagic.net
Mon May 31 02:48:58 CDT 1999

> a normal ppp server setup uses the same ip address as the local ip for many
> remote ip's why does pptpd need to have multiple local ip's for the remote 
> ip's?

the multiple local ip list is half there for symmetry (ie no good reason
at all) and half there to assist in firewalling and port sharing stuff. if
you have 2 clients that want to use port 21, then they better have
different ips or one gets shut out.

you dont need different ips tho. feel free to put in all the same ip or
just hack the code so it puts your local ip if you want to


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