On Sun, 2005-03-27 at 14:47 +0200, Peter Bieringer wrote:
> Hi Herbert,
> thank you for quick reply.
> --On Sonntag, 27. März 2005 20:05 +1000 Herbert Xu
> <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Peter Bieringer <pb@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> I retry to play tunneling IPv4 over IPv6-IPsec. Afair it is still not
> >> working (support is missing in 2.6.x kernel), but for startup, I have
> >> already a patch for ipsec.conf parsing (pluto already has an option to
> >> do this):
> > The native IPsec stack doesn't support IPv4 over IPv6 or IPv6 over
> > IPv4 SAs. It won't be able to do so unless major surgery is done
> > to the IPsec and IP stack.
> Hmm, looks like more a long term issue :-(
> So another question: what is the status of tunneling IPv4 over IPv6 without
> IPsec e.g. using GRE or special native tunneling? Similar issue? I digged a
> little bit around in GRE code and found some IPv6 references but no hints
> whether it can be used for that also.
You might want to check out the DSTM package here:
That includes a tsp server as well as a 4over6 driver. Jim Bound is
the author/editor of record for the IETF draft on DSTM.
I've had it spun up on some Linux systems in the past for testing
purposes. Unfortunately, it does not seem to be updated to build under
the 2.6 kernels. :-(
> BTW: the reason why I'm looking for such support is the need to connect
> some "legacy" IPv4 islands over IPv6.
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