Re: [gnome-network]Re: gnome-network VPN client

On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 11:36, Paul Coates wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 23:17, Carlos Morgado wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 11:29:48, Paul Coates wrote:
> > 
> > > I always considered VPN to be similar to dialup, both provide a new
> > > network interface with an IP address on the remote network, and you need
> > > to setup your routing to play nice with the other network interfaces.
> > 
> > iirc frees/wan doesn't provide a network device.
> VPN using PPTP and IPSec are two different animals, I should have said
> VPN using PPTP. PPTP uses PPP and creates new interfaces, from what I
> can tell IPSec does it's own thing on top of IP.
hmm, does this mean we might have to provide a VPN/PPTP setup in GST and
a IPSEC setup in gnome-network? How does IPSEC work? Does it still need
root access?


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