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Old 11-12-2008, 02:32 AM   #1
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Ip tunnel


Hi,

I want to know what is a GRE IP Tunnel? Why is it required or its importance ?

I am very new to Linux and would appreciate if explained in simpler terms.


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Sandeep
 
Old 11-12-2008, 02:34 AM   #2
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well gre has literally nothing to do with Linux specifically. just do some background reading in general - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generic..._Encapsulation
 
Old 11-13-2008, 09:10 PM   #3
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Hi,

I would like to know how is the Ip tunnel useful? Still this question remains unanswered.

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Old 11-14-2008, 03:13 AM   #4
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for general networking concepts you should really be referring to existing reference material... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_tunnel
 
Old 11-14-2008, 07:39 AM   #5
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thanx a lot acid_kewpie
 
  


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