Subject: Re: IP Tunneling I think ?
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/26/1999 10:50:09
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Brown <> writes:

    Andrew> On Mon, Jan 25, 1999 at 08:49:53PM -0500, Michael
    Andrew> C. Richardson wrote:
    >> ...  PPTP essentially creates tunnel for the PPP layer packets
    >> on top of IP.

    Andrew> actually...i think it's more like

    Andrew> ppp{ip{pptp{ip}}}

    Andrew> 1) since ppp is your link layer between you and your
    Andrew> provider...  2) ip gets the pptp packets (ip protocol
    Andrew> number 47) from the pptp client to the pns (pptp network

  I thought it was over UDP, but same difference. Open an IPPROTO_47 
raw socket.

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