Re: L2TP support?

Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk)
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 13:26:45 +0000 (GMT)


> I've been told that something calling itself L2TP, which apparently is
> some sort of unholy union between Microsoft's PPTP and Cisco's L2F is
> being promoted in some quarters as a VPN standard. I've been asked if
> Linux supports it. Sigh.

Its actually basically a standard. When L2F and PPTP came to standards stuff
they got turned into one passably clueful spec.

> for Linux,
> http://www.marko.net/l2tp/
> but it also looks like there has not been a release for over a year.
>
> Is this the latest and greatest? Is this the sort of thing that I ought
> to discourage people about when they ask if Linux supports it?

L2TP is at least a standard, its probably inferior to running IPSEC

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