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 From:  Michael Brown <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can Monowall do this VPN?
 Date:  Tue, 28 Nov 2006 09:29:41 -0600
Hi Mark,
M0n0wall won't allow you to connect it to a VPN of another location.  If 
you want to link up your firewall to their firewall so that everyone in 
the office can access their network (just like a single PC does with the 
VPN), you need to setup IP-SEC link for that. M0n0wall has a built in 
VPN server, but that's only to let people outside of your office connect 
back to you, it won't go in reverse out to another office for VPN.  I 
had the same issue for two offices I wanted to link together and IP-SEC 
has been a life saver.  I had two m0n0walls at both locations and the 
IP-SEC connection works like a charm between them.  See if the other 
office you want to connect to can do IP-SEC connections.  Otherwise, I 
don't know any other way you could do what you want in this setup.


Mark Lynn wrote:
> We have Monowall setup on some old PC hardware that serves as our
> router/firewall. Works great, but we would like to add a VPN connection
> to another office (where we have no control over settings). The other
> office has given us a public IP address, username and password that
> allows us to VPN from any Windows PC within our office, but only one PC
> can be connected at a time. What we would like to do is move this
> connection to the Monowall router so that the VPN would be always on and
> available to the whole office. Is this possible?
> Mark Lynn
> BC Computing, Inc.
> mark at bc dash computing dot com