On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 10:47:58 +0100
Nik Clayton <nik at ngo dot org dot uk> wrote:
> And done. And now it works. Thank you very much for the help.
> I'm a bit confused about why it's working though. I've definitely
>configured the m0n0wall PPTP server to listen on 192.168.0.239. I'm
>a bit confused about the traffic flow.
> If I've configued my VPN client (it's the built in one on Mac OS X)
>to connect to 192.168.2.1, how does it then reach the PPTP server
>that's running on .0.239?
That is easy, but it requires some analogies that will kill the
purists. Think of the PPTP server is sort of a virtual router. It
listens on all the interfaces, but it's has a "gateway" at .239 which
is where you come out. You can not see .239 until you connect, since
it is on the far side or the "router." Clear as mud? :-)