Single Server IP for all PtP Tunnels
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Author:  opengeek [ Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Single Server IP for all PtP Tunnels

I am currently using a Poptop PPTP server for our tunneling solution but am looking at changing over to L2TP. With Poptop, I can configure the server to use a single local IP address to use as the server IP for every PtP tunnel created. For example I can specify a single localIP of say with a pool of remote IP's. Every tunnel created then uses the same local IP with different remote IP's from the pool.

Can I configure openL2TP to behave this way? How would I do this? It is preferable in my solution to have a single local IP on the server.


Author:  jchapman [ Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:34 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Single Server IP for all PtP Tunnels

Yes, you can do this by setting local_ipaddr in the default ppp profile (or the ppp profile that is used for these connections).

ppp profile modify profile_name=default local_ipaddr=xx.xx.xx.xx

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