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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?

Chris Coleman 					
Daemon News Editor in Chief
Bringing BSD Together.