Re: BEFSR41 Linksys Router & VPN Setup

From: Leythos (void_at_nowhere.org)
Date: 10/29/04


Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 17:14:16 GMT

In article <418235EF.CDD@earthlink.net>, mcp6453@earthlink.net says...
> Leythos wrote:
> > >
> > > 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?
> >
> > The DI-804HV and DI-808HV can act as PPTP end-points, the Linksys units
> > do not act as PPTP end-points.
>
> Does that mean that an XP machine can initiate the tunnel, or do I have
> to have TWO routers providing an endpoint at each end?

It means that you can connect to the router using Windows PPTP VPN.

If you were going to connect two VPN routers to each other, you would be
better off using IPSec tunnels configured in each router.

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