[pptp-server] Linx PPTP -> Cisco VPN Adaptor

Scott M. Stone sstone at taos.com
Fri Sep 8 17:56:53 CDT 2000

On Sat, 9 Sep 2000, Timothy Findlay wrote:

> Hi,
> I setup PPTP on a Linux Internet gateway at work a few weeks ago, and
> all has been great, people are been authenticating against the PDC and
> all which is great, but now were opening a new little office overseas,
> and I just found out they've brought  a 17xx Cisco router, which they
> want to use to connect to the VPN, as it's overseas there some other
> cluey dude on the other end to setup the cisco, but what do I need to do
> to my Linux box, can it do it ?!?!?
> Where it gets even more tricky is they've brought a 24 port hub and my
> bosses response was "Oh, we'll route them down a new 'scope' (as he
> calls it)" been 128.1.4.x, our main office has a private network based
> on 128.1.6.x, routing 1 IP isn't hard, but how do I route a whole
> network ?!?!?

do Ciscos even speak PPTP?  I don't think they do.  get Freeswan for your
linux box, and you'll need the Enterprise Plus/3DES feature pack for the
Cisco to do the ipsec on the other end.

http://www.cisco.com is your friend

Scott M. Stone, CCNA <sstone at taos.com>
UNIX Systems and Network Engineer
Taos - The SysAdmin Company 

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