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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Monowall, traffic during authentication in clear ? ; IPSEC and PPTP section ?
 Date:  Wed, 18 May 2005 15:35:45 -0400
Nans Delrieu wrote:
> Hello, i have just tested monowall and i would like to tell 
> Congratulations !!
> I think it is a very good software. I have lots of questions.
> 1. Is there a  way to protect the first communication between a client 
> and the gateway ??
> Example : At first , a client must login to monowall, he gives his login 
> and password but it is not https.

Connect m0n0wall to your computer directly with a crossover cable, or a 
serial cable if you're that scared.

> The login and the password is clear on the network.
> If someone listen to the network he can see easily all the traffic, 
> consequently he can see login/password.
> 2. I would like to know if monowall can be a pptp server or a vpn server ??
> If not, what's are the role of IPSEC and PPTP section ??

Yes, pptp section : roaming clients, IPSEC: gateway to gateway. (stable 

> Thanks for all
> Nans