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PPTP encapsulation

when setting up a VPN based on PPTP.. the data is encapsulated as a PPP frame!! but how it can be when using ethernet connection between the VPN client and server?

and how the PPTP header is formed of?

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Re: PPTP encapsulation

Omar,

If you rally want to get your teeth into PPTP and its mechanics then have a read of the following RFC on PPTP.

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2637.html

Happy reading :)

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Re: PPTP encapsulation

thx, i had a look on this rfc but following this trame i don't know where the PPTP header is!!

or it replaces the ppp header in this case?

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| L/D | IP | GRE | PPP | crypted ppp data |

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