On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 05:36:08PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote: > I have to connect two networks together and the virtual link needs to > be safely encrypted (some users know SSH but some will just POP > blindly and LDAP in woody is not SSLized anyway). > > I wonder what is the recommended way to setup an encrypted tunnel (to > make a VPN) between two Debian boxes: > > - I tried pipsecd + userlink. The userlink module seems severely > broken, at least with kernel 2.4. A simple ifconfig stays in D 'disk > wait' forever! > > - ssh + ppp seems interesting because I know both of them. But is > there a trick when you combine them? > http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/VPN-HOWTO.html does not seem to be > maintained. > > - GRE module in the kernel? (I use 2.4 on woody) Anyone has something > to say about it? > tunnelv works great too. Although the docs are a bit ... short ..., it does the job. -- Karl E. Jørgensen firstname.lastname@example.org www.karl.jorgensen.com ==== Today's fortune: Remember Darwin; building a better mousetrap merely results in smarter mice.
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