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[Fwd: PPP over TCP]



 


Brian Somers wrote:
> 
> > Hi guys.
> >
> > Is there a way to run PPP over TCP in oBSD ?
> >
> > I know performance will monumentaly suck, I just need
> > to know if the oBSD PPP supports it. I'll be even happier
> > if someone has done it and is willing to give a pointer or two.
> 
> There are instructions in the ppp(8) man page and the
> /etc/ppp/ppp.conf.sample file.
> 
> Alternatively, you can run ppp over an arbitrary program (such as
> ssh) or if you're not interested in the security side of things, ppp
> over udp is a pretty good alternative - just the encapsulation
> overheads.
> 
> > Tony Sarendal
> 
> --
> Brian <brian@Awfulhak.org>                        <brian@FreeBSD.org>
>       <http://www.Awfulhak.org>                   <brian@OpenBSD.org>
> Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !          <brian@FreeBSD.org.uk>

With all the interest this thread has generated and the mis-conceptions,
I think this would make a good article for Daemon News.  Would one of
you experts care to write up how to do PPP over SSH or IPSEC?

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