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 From:  Mark Wass <mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com>
 To:  thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall as a PPTP VPN server
 Date:  Tue, 22 Nov 2005 10:25:39 +1000
 >Does m0n0wall act as PPTP VPN server?

yes

 >Will my outside XP machines be completely integrated to the 
MS-Workgroup network?

Yes. I have this similar setup at home. I even have a printer at home 
that users in the office could print to if needed. It is essentially 
like having your PC in the office.

You just need to make sure you set-up all the correct firewall rules in 
m0n0 for PPTP clients.


thomas dot serra at bluewin dot ch wrote:

>Good evening,
>
>I recently discovered m0n0wall. It seems to be a very interesting product.
>It shall probably fit my needs as a firewall/router device. The only thing
>which is not completely clear to me is regarding its VPN capabilities. Here
>are my needs :
>
>Scenario:
>
>Windows XP outside office users should be able to open VPN connections to
>a small MS-Workgroup network.
>
>Users should be able to see all shared drives, shared printers and connect
>to their office desktop machine using the MS Remote Desktop tool (RDP).
>
>Questions :
>
>- Does m0n0wall act as PPTP VPN server?
>- Will my outside XP machines be completely integrated to the MS-Workgroup
>network?
>
>   
>---------------------------------------
>|   Windows XP machines (at home)
>|    ADSL-modem_at_home
>---------------------------------------
>            |
>            |
>            |
>  ( evil internet)
>            |
>            |
>            |
>-------------------------------
>|   ADSL-modem_Office
>-------------------------------
>            |
>-------------------------------------------
>|   m0n0wall acting as a FireWall/router
>|    and as a PPTP VPN server
>-------------------------------------------
>            |
>-----------------------------------------
>|   LAN ? Windows XP machines
>-----------------------------------------
>
>
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