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RE: RFC1918 addresses to permit in for VPN?

  • From: Deron J. Ringen
  • Date: Fri Dec 29 16:23:44 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
> Simon Lyall
> Sent: Friday, December 29, 2000 3:03 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: RFC1918 addresses to permit in for VPN?
> One of the companies we work with has 192.168 address for some of the
> radius servers we have to talk to, we are directly connected to them so
> it's not a big pain but it's just so ugly.
That makes perfect sense to me...there is not a better way to protect a box
from a DOS/hack than to only give it a private address.   Why expose a box
to the outside world if there is not a need???

Deron J. Ringen
Sr. Network Architect
BellSouth Internet Services