SAMBA over Internet

Laine Stump laine at MorningStar.Com
Wed Jan 28 19:29:24 GMT 1998

Jan Vicherek <honza at> writes:
> Subject: 
> Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980127223810.497J-100000 at>
> On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, Andrew Miller wrote:
> > You might want to take a look at Virtual Private Networking (VPN),
> > which is built into NT Server, and available as a free upgrade for
> > W95.
>     As I would doubt, is this protocol documented anywhere, so I can make
> a free Unix version ?

PPTP (the tunnelling protocol used) is definitely documented. Look in
the RFC archives. 

As far as the encryption used, I haven't seen it documented anywhere,
and think that it is probably proprietary.

Look for an IPSec client for PCs, as it is standardized and there are
free reference implementations available for many Unixes.

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