Re: Networking hardware suggestions...
Date: 2 Feb 2004 19:11:46 GMT
In article <1OpTb.2151$ZN1.email@example.com>,
Oliver O'Boyle <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
:there are two dominant protocols to look at: PPTP (i believe this is
:a Mocro$oft creation) and L2TP which depends on IPSec. PPTP is really
:simple to set up, L2TP is typically more complicated, requiring
:certificates and such. there are some other less used protocols as
IPsec never requires certificates: you can use pre-shared keys.
Certificates certainly help increase scalability! but if you
only have a few sites or the sites only ever talk to one other site
(instead of having to talk to each other too) then pre-shared
can be sustainable too.
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- Re: Networking hardware suggestions...
... :there are two dominant protocols to look at: PPTP (i believe this is ... :a Mocro$oft creation) and L2TP which depends on IPSec. ... PPTP is really ... IPsec never requires certificates: ...
- Re: VPN server
... PPTP is encrypted, you can use L2TP without certificates. ... You can use a pre-shared key instead of a certificate for L2TP/IPSec ... Well you have to configure the RRAS VPN service (see buiilt-in Help* or ...
- Re: Which is better PPTP or L2PT
... Pptp is not as secure as l2tp but it may be secure enough. ... l2tp requires the use of computer certificates and will not work over a NAT ... the internet can try to hack your VPN server because computer authentication ...
- Re: MS-CHAPv2 encryption
... If you have a windows 2003 server, and if you decide to use L2TP, you can do ... it even with NAT. ... PPTP is nice, I do agree. ... Hardware+pincode authentication rather than a domain\user+password. ...
- Re: Multiple VPN connections from behind a NAT - Netgear and Linksys routers
... L2TP, PPTP and IPSec all at the same time? ... Number of passthroughs are important only if you have multiple ... > of the time you will find routers which terminate IPSec tunnels. ...