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Re: [vox-tech] LAN/WAN Stuff



On 16 Feb 2001, Samuel Merritt wrote:

> 
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2001 18:57:57 -0800, Patrick B. Lickiss said:
> 
> > Hey everyone, sorry to re-post this question, but the only response I got to
> >  it before wasn't very helpful :) (i.e. not really an option to convert
> >  everyone over to *nix).  Long story very short, a friend and I are living at
> >  two different apartment complexes next year and we each have an ethernet
> >  connection.  Both of us are going to have LRP boxes set up to MASQ the
> >  connection to our in-apartment LAN's.  

[... nice explanation how to do this omitted ...]

> You'll probably need to convert one of the LRP boxes over to a hard-disk-based
> distro since I don't think you can fit the kernel, basic tools, the FreeS/WAN
> tools, and Samba on a floppy. Make sure to lock it down really well since
> cracking this box will compromise not only your network, but your friend's
> network too. 

I don't see why you can't put the "tools ... and Samba" on a separate host
inside one of the LANs.

http://lrp.steinkuehler.net/Packages/ipsec1.5.htm
http://www.geocrawler.com/archives/3/303/2000/10/0/4489342/

... but I haven't done any of this.

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