[ILUG] linux <-> winxp vpn over ssh
waider at waider.ie
Mon Dec 2 12:15:03 GMT 2002
On December 2, sodonnell at campusit.net said:
> i get the horrible feeling im missing something here,
> but if you need to connect to winxp boxes using ssh
> just install cygwin, then run the ssh-install-host
> script to configure ssh (it will even set it up as an nt service
> for you)
That's fine for connectivity (i.e. shelling from one box to the other)
but not so good for trying to tunnel a TCP/IP connection over the
line - you need a PPP endpoint which can be told to use the TCP/IP
pipe provided by ssh.
To the original poster: are you 100% sure you can't use IPSEC?
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