Subject: Re: IP Tunneling I think ?
To: Randy Devol <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/1999 14:22:34
On Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 08:21:29AM -0800, Randy Devol wrote:
>At 06:21 AM 1/26/99 +0200, Lucio de Re wrote:
>>According to Perry E. Metzger:
>>> PPTP is an abortion. I don't know that we *should* support it.
>>Give or take the _feasibility_ of suppporting it, there is no better
>>way to prove that it _is_ an abortion.
>Does NetBSD provide any way to create a secure Virtual Private Network?
>Even if it is only supported between NetBSD-based machines, I am interested
>in knowing the options.
>BTW, for those of you who are interested, the press release at
>http://www.counterpane.com/pptp.html says analysis found no flaws in the
>protocol itself, only in the Microsoft implementation of it. Maybe the
>protocol is not the problem. :-)
my point exactly! :)
it just has the distinct stigma of having microsoft's name on it.
if you look at who's actually writing the internet drafts for it,
microsoft obviously doesn't "own" the protocol. they just did it
Network Working Group K. Hamzeh
Internet-Draft Ascend Communications
Category: Informational G. S. Pall
<draft-ietf-pppext-pptp-07.txt> Microsoft Corporation
Copper Mountain Networks
W. A. Little
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