Re: BEFSR41 Linksys Router & VPN Setup

From: mcp6453 (mcp6453_at_earthlink.net)
Date: 10/29/04


Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 00:53:25 GMT

Leythos wrote:
>
> In article <6o2dnawdCZdN-BzcRVn-sA@portbridge.com>, mcp6453
> @earthlink.net says...
> > Leythos wrote:
> > >
> > > I didn't confirm the above, I bought a D-Link DI-808HV unit and it
> > > worked fine, heck, it can even act as a PPTP end-point if you want it
> > > too.
> > >
> >
> > When a router is used as a PPTP end-point in a peer-to-peer network, can
> > the remote computer access a host computer within the network? Once the
> > remote computer validates and connects to the router, how does that
> > computer access another computer behind the router, if it can?
>
> You are assigned an IP in the subnet of the LAN side of the router - you
> access anything you want in the LAN side subnet by IP.

I see. That makes a lot of sense. Can I use an XP machine to VPN into
the router, or must I have two routers?