cpubob Wed, 12/19/2007 - 13:09
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pptp and l2tp = tunneling protocols

ipsec = suite of encryption protocols

JORGE RODRIGUEZ Wed, 12/19/2007 - 14:54
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In addition to Roberts resource that I think is great to have here are few links for reference. I recommend to take a read on each of these individually, you will be surpirce after reading these you will have not confutions.

IPsec and backround of encryption standards


Q&A on L2TP


Intro to L2TP


More of PPTP RFC 2637




carl_townshend Thu, 12/20/2007 - 07:22
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does ipsec use tunnelling standard? or is it purely encryption and does not need a tunnel ?

carl_townshend Thu, 01/10/2008 - 04:37
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can someone help me here? I have just set up an ipsec tunnel between 2 sites using my asa's, its this using L2TP with ipsec, or is the tunnel pure ip sec, no l2pt involved ?


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