Lee Sharp wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 10:47:58 +0100
> Nik Clayton <nik at ngo dot org dot uk> wrote:
>> 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? :-)
Ta. That makes some sense.
Is all this stuff documented somewhere in the m0n0 docs and I just
If it's not, I'll spend some time updating the wiki docs, since I
imagine a few other folk will benefit from the information.