Subject: Re: IPSec and Compression
To: J. Buck Caldwell <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/28/2003 11:20:16
On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 09:40 AM, J. Buck Caldwell wrote:

> So I've got my IPSec network tunnels up and running nicely, using 
> ESP/Transport. Now I'm interested in adding compression to the mix. 
> Any ideas? None of the stuff I can find on the web seems to talk much 
> about compression, only that it's supposed to be an integral offering 
> to IPSec.
> Pointers would be much appreciated. Requests for further info will be 
> answered promptly. Please CC replies, as I am off-list. Thanks!

You need to negotiate the use of the IPCOMP protocol.

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