[pptp-server] PopTop on same box as firewall
Scott M. Stone
sstone at taos.com
Thu Aug 10 16:43:39 CDT 2000
On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Dan Daffer wrote:
> Is it possible to install PopTop on the same box as a firewall using
> ipchains? The firewall is masqing several windows and linux clients. If
> so, I assume I will need to rebuild the kernel with the masqing patches.
> Is this correct?
I've set this up.. it's easy. not much to do with ipchains. you don't
need the vpn-masq patches at all since you're not masquerading that,
you're connecting directly to the firewall's external interface (the
'real' ip) from the outside.
> Also, any recommendations as to whether installing PopTop on the
> firewall is a good idea?
don't see that it's any better or worse than any other way. certainly
easier to do it that way, as well.
Scott M. Stone, CCNA <sstone at taos.com>
UNIX Systems and Network Engineer
Taos - The SysAdmin Company
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