[Gllug] DNS & VPN

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 22:31:53 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 10:26:12PM +0000, Chris Bell wrote:
> On Wed 20 Jun, Alain Williams wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > The internal office addresses are 192.168.XX.XX Part of setting up the VPN connection
> > is to push a routing command to the home PC to which is the one address
> > that they need to access over the VPN and for which I would like to give a name.
> > 
> > The VPN (and routing, etc) all works. The question is how to name
> > 
>    I would expect a VPN to be from a fixed IP address to guard against
> spoofing. If it is to a destination behind NAT or masquerading, then there
> must be some kind of re-routing operation as 192.168.x.x/16 addresses are
> not routable. You may be able to provide access to the destination
> "boxname.fully_qualified_domain_name" but I would expect to use secure
> authorisation and encryption (kerberos?).

The gateway/vpn-server DOES have a fixed IP address, it provides a VPN to the office 192.168.XX.XX
network. It is how to best provide a name for that I am trying to work out.

As I keep on saying: The VPN (and routing, etc) all works. The question is how to name

Alain Williams
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