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RE: tunneling in linux (was: Re: [PATCH][RFC] etherip: Ethernet-i n-IPv

To: "Hollenbeck, Scott" <shollenbeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "'Lennert Buytenhek'" <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "'jamal'" <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: tunneling in linux (was: Re: [PATCH][RFC] etherip: Ethernet-i n-IPv4 tunneling)
From: Russ Housley <housley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 11:57:28 -0500
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The protocol is also used in one of the BSD distributions as part of a VPN tunnelling solution.

Russ

At 07:54 AM 1/18/2005, Hollenbeck, Scott wrote:
> > BTW, in one of your emails i
> > noticed you cced the authors of that RFC - did they
> respond? Whats their
> > deployment experiences?
>
> The @rsa.. address bounces, the other address is still in the CC list
> and I didn't hear from him yet :-)

The correct current address for Russ is housley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx  I've cc'd him
here.

So what do you want to hear?  As the RFC says, etherIP documents work that
Russ and I did at Xerox during the early 1990s.  It was developed and
deployed for use in conjunction with the Xerox Encryption Unit (XEU), a
layer 2 (Ethernet/802.3) network encryption device.  As the XEU was never a
big seller etherIP never really got "out there", either, but it certainly
worked in the environment for which it was intended.

-Scott-


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