vpn server

Bob McClure Jr robertmcclure at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 9 18:02:03 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 10:37:17AM -0700, Ted Potter wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have an opportunity with a client. They currently use a NT box for
> file storage and as a vpn server. Some folks work from home, vpn in to
> the server and bla bla bla.
> Since NT is no longer an option and W2003 server OS is running about
> $1500.00 for fifteen users (go bill go!) I was thinking perhaps a linux
> box could be installed.
> Trouble is I have no experience using a linux box as a vpn server. 
> I am OK with the samba stuff so I am not concerned about that (well not
> a lot).
> Since I have some hardware in my shop I can do testing here but need
> pointers to get started.
> My preferred method would be to create a test system in my shop since
> the final system would be placed in a production environment.
> Thank for any ideas !!

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It's supposed to do the same thing as Micro$oft's VPN stuff.

Bob McClure, Jr.             Bobcat Open Systems, Inc.
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