[Openswan Users] Looking for windows XP client

Alexander Samad alex at samad.com.au
Fri Feb 27 14:42:15 CET 2004

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 08:40:16PM -0600, Nate Carlson wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Michael Richardson wrote:
> > It is my understanding (but, I have no personal experience at this time)
> > that in classic do-it-our-way-our-else Microsoft tradition, that L2TP
> > does not suffer from that problem. Why? because ultimately it is a PPP
> > interface that is being configured by the L2TP, and the IPsec *policy*
> > does not need to change.
> If I get time at the office tommorrow, I'll fire up a vmware session and
> test out the L2TP stuff with a non-privileged 'doze user. I've always
> tried it with a Local Admin user.
> I'm pretty sure the L2TP client does create the IPSec tunnel on the fly, 
> but the l2tp stuff may run with system privileges or something that'd 
> allow it to work.
Pretty sure non admin people can make dial up connections

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