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 From:  David W. Hess <dwhess at banishedsouls dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] IPSec Site to Site VPN
 Date:  Fri, 06 Apr 2007 11:40:32 -0500
On Fri, 06 Apr 2007 15:02:05 +0100, Paul Rae
<paul at impacttrainingsolutions dot co dot uk> wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>Just a simple question (and unfortunately I think I already know the
>I have setup site to site vpn's in the past without any problems, these have
>all had static ip's at the end point.
>I now have a situation where I need to create a tunnel between two sites,
>and they both have dynamic addresses. Can anyone give me some idea's on how
>I might set this up, I believe for the IPSec tunnel to be setup you need to
>specify the remote gateway IP.
>Is it possible to use a hostname instead?
>It might be possible for one sight to have a static address, but the second
>site will always have a dynamic address.
>Anyone have a work around for this?

While not a work around for using m0n0wall (or pfsense) IPSEC with domain names
specifying the gateway addresses, a very recent thread here pointed out that the
Netgear FVS318 and D-Link DI-804HV VPN routers do support this when using IPSEC.