[Gllug] ADSL routers

John Edwards john_ed at cornerstonelinux.co.uk
Wed Apr 24 08:01:38 UTC 2002

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 08:25:22AM +0100, Mark Lowes wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-04-23 at 17:26, John Edwards wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 04:17:16PM +0000, Ian Norton wrote:
>>> Got any lazy ass guides to getting the alacatel sp500 to work in linux? i am
>>> full, deb 3.0, (and very lazy)
>>> bredroll
>> If it's similar to the Alcatel SpeedTouch Pro or 510 try using the PPTP 
>> method. This works with IPCop you can have a look at the code for it at:
>> 	http://ipcop.sourceforge.net/
> At the moment my setup is a zyxel router on a wires only service and an
> ipcop box sitting between me and the outside world.  On the whole I'm
> reasonably impressed with ipcop, just need to find the time to see how
> the VPNs work so I can ditch having to ssh tunnel into the office and
> proxy webtraffic from there to get inside the firewall :)
> -- 
> The Flying Hamster <hamster at korenwolf.net>     
> http://www.korenwolf.net/
> "God is real, unless declared integer."

VPNs are very easy to setup if both ends have a fixes IP address, 
read the VPN Howto on the IPCop site.

What's the Zyxel router like ? Does it handle routed subnets well ?

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