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Is Layer 2 Tunneling required for VPN's ??

Is Layer 2 Tunneling required for VPN's ?? If not, when is Layer 2 Tunneling usefull, recommended or even mandatory?

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Re: Is Layer 2 Tunneling required for VPN's ??

Layer 2 Tunneling is not required for a VPN. Typically Layer 3 Tunneling is employed, e.g. IPSec. Layer 2 Tunneling, such as L2TP, is used for dial-in or DSL connections, for remote access users.

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