wds encryption II

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Jan 9 21:06:25 PST 2003

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:52:22PM -0600, John Fulmer wrote:

> What you want is an encrypted bridge. You CAN create a point to point
> IPSEC tunnel, and then (if they are two linux boxes) use the bridge code
> to create a VLAN that joins the two networks, but that is way beyond me.

Yes, one way to do this is to use IPSec protected IP connection with any
virtual tunneling of bridged networks.

OpenVPN (http://openvpn.sourceforge.net/) is another alternative for
this. It uses non-IPSec tunnel and TUN/TAP device (TAP part, i.e.,
virtual Ethernet devide, bridged with the real Ethernet device on both
tunnel end-points).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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