Subject: Re: IP Tunneling I think ?
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/1999 17:28:13
Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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
> wrong first.
It actually is a horrible protocol. Running PPP over IP as a tunneling
protocol? The idea reeks.
There are far better protocols for handling this sort of thing. See IPSec.
The fact that 99% of the implementations are insecure doesn't help, of