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Re: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2 & MS/VPN
  • From: Andy Bennett <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 18:39:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <200307251839.26299.andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

No. Briefly, I have come into the middle of a situation where a someone else
has set up a system for a friend of mine in such a way that his MS VPN box is
directly connected to the internet alongside his SuSEfirewall2 like this

Exterior router
| |
SuSEfirewall MS/VPN

My first thouht was that the guy had gone mad but then it occurred to me that
maybe he knows something I don't. In any event I thought I'd ask here first.

I thought it should be possible to simply put something like


as Jorn Ott suggested to forward connections directly to the MS VPN machine
and let it handle everything but, like I said, am I missing something?

Any help greatly appreciated.


On Friday 25 July 2003 17:07, you wrote:
> Hi!
> Just one question, do you have the linux firewall
> on both ends of the connection?
> CU Lars.

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