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Re: PPP over Ethernet?

  • From: Roeland M.J. Meyer
  • Date: Sat Jun 06 00:39:09 1998

Try a combination of SSH and Samba.

At 10:14 AM 6/4/98 -0700, Dave Siegel wrote:
>> Nah, They never heard of virtual circuits.
>> 
>> Seriously, PPP over IP is a way of building a cheap VPN. The thing is that
>> SSH already does that job much better.
>
>SSH does not allow me to access file on the corporate NT server.
>
>PPTP (ala MS VPN) does.
>
>> At 10:05 PM 6/3/98 -0700, dirk@power.net wrote:
>> >I guess the poster wants to connect two ethernet cards directly to
>> >each other using a crossover cable. This could save the ethernet
>> >overhead. Plus it would probably make for easier bonding of multiple
>> >paralell links. Could be interesting...
>> >
>> >Dirk
>> >
>> >On Wed, Jun 03, 1998 at 11:40:22PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> Zachary DeAquila writes:
>> >> > Anyone ever heard anything about PPP over Ethernet?  Is there an
>> >> > encapsulation standard for it?
>> >> 
>> >> The idea sounds highly bogus. PPP is a way of adding packetization and 
>> >> content types to a serial link. Ethernet has both already. Besides,
>> >> PPP is a point to point thing, an ethernet is a bus.
>> >> 
>> >> .pm
>> >
>> 
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>
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