Jerry Geis wrote: > Is there an easy way or anyway to establish a 128 bit encrypted tunnel > between a handful of centos 5.2 boxes? > > I am not familiar with this at all. either ssh tunnels, or for more flexiblity, you might look into OpenVPN which supports routed or bridged virtual networks over an SSL socket. with a 'handful', you'll need to determine what topology you want, most VPNs are built in a 'star' fashion where 1 central server acts as the VPN router and all other systems connect to it. you COULD do a fully meshed topology, this would just require createing more tunnels and routes (for instance, with 6 hosts, a star would require 5 tunnels, while fully meshed would be 15 tunnels.