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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Bridge between ethernet and VPN connection.
 Date:  Fri, 19 Nov 2004 15:07:36 -0500
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 12:39:54 +0100, Mario Lopez <mario at lar3d dot com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a project in which I have to implement a bridge from an ethernet LAN
> to an VPN PPTP connection over ethernet. Can I use m0n0wall for this issue?
> I havent looked at the insides of m0n0 wall but if it works how I think,
> when I establish an VPN connection I have an virtual interface, in this
> case it should be as easy as using brtools (or whatever it is called under
> FreeBSD) to bridge both networks.

The way PPTP works in m0n0wall, it essentially is a bridge between the
PPTP clients and the LAN.  PPTP clients get an IP within the LAN
subnet.  It won't forward broadcasts though.