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Old 08-05-2007, 07:24 AM   #1
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Location: Porsgrunn, Norway
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VPN Access to LAN

Hi All

I plan to allow VPN access to our lan using OpenSwan I have
read some how-to articles and think it's within my ability.

We have a FC7 box controlling the gateway with FTP configured, a single
Wan card and a single Lan card all functions OK.

The question.
Does OpenSwan require it's own Card to connect to the internet or will
it be OK to use the existing Wan card?

I ask this as we have only a single public IP address and do not plan
to purchase another.

I am reluctant to install OpenSwan before I am sure it will not give
the existing system trouble as it is used almost 24 hours a day.

Any comments or information on this subject would be gratefully

Thanks in advance

Old 08-06-2007, 04:06 AM   #2
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you can use the WAN Card.

Old 08-07-2007, 12:19 PM   #3
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Thanks. That's all I needed to know... at this point in time.


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