michael.gale at utilitran.com
Tue Sep 14 16:31:54 CEST 2004
Place the VPN on the firewall box .. NOT on a separate box in the DMZ ... other wise you will most likely have to NATing
on the VPN connections to the DMZ network or other problems.
Check out superfreeSwan
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 10:46:14 -0300
"Peter Marshall" <peter.marshall at caris.com> wrote:
> I need to set up a vpn. I am trying to figure out which would be best. I
> need to connect my office with a sister office. The employess are using
> windows machines. They want to be able to get and put files from a windos
> file server. Windows networking would be a bonus. Both offices have Linux
> firewalls. Would ssh over a PPP tunnel work for this ? Would pptp or
> cIPe be a better solution ?
> I have my network setup below ... I was also wondering if it would be better
> to put the vpn server either behind the internal firewall, or in the dmz, or
> make it part of the internal firewall
> my network in a nutshell.
> I have an internal network with an internal firewall. I have an external
> network with an external firewall, and a dmz, between the internal and the
> external firewall. All numbers in the dmz are internet routable (They have
> their own /26 network). The external firewall has a 29 subnet on it's
> external interface.
> thanks for the help.
> Peter Marshall, BCS
> Network Administrator, CARIS
> 115 Waggoners Lane, Fredericton NB, E3B 2L4 CANADA
> Phone: (506) 458-8533 (Reception)
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