[CentOS] regarding vpn server for 1500 clients

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Dec 19 18:48:41 UTC 2008


on 12-19-2008 10:33 AM Les Mikesell spake the following:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>   
>>>> How about lots of GRE tunnels? :-)
>>>>     
>>> I've done that with a few connections - mostly connecting to Cisco 
>>> routers to pass multicast streams.  I'm not sure how it would scale up 
>>> in terms of the interface numbers and managing routes but it should work.
>> What was the network environment like that the tunnels went over?
> 
> Some over the internet, some private, but always with fixed src/dest 
> addresses and nothing going over them that couldn't have run unencrypted 
> over the internet.
> 
If it doesn't need to be encrypted, then why do you need tunnels?

Couldn't you just set a route on the remote machines and use that?
Could be as simple as a batch file/shell script.



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