L2TP connection to another server

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by shopgeek, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. shopgeek

    shopgeek New Member


    For a project that was just dumped into my lap I need to use L2TP without IPSec to connect to a Windows server. My knowledge of L2TP isn't all that spectacular, but I am guessing that with OpenSwan I should be able figure something out.

    Is a virtual interface created once the tunnel is open via OpenSwan? I have a php script that needs to POST to the webserver at the other end of the tunnel and I am a little hazy as to how Apache will be able to resolve the host at the other end.

    Thanks for your help,

    Last edited: Dec 15, 2009
  2. topdog

    topdog Active Member

    u do not need openswan you need xl2tpd.

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