Connecting two peer to peer network

Posted on 2001-07-02
Last Modified: 2010-04-12
I need to connect two peer to peer network.
One network has a shared ADSL connection with a USB modem (dynamic IP).
The other network has a shared ADSL connection with an ALCATEL Speed Touch Pro router (static IP).
The best solution is to make a single network using a VPN connection.
Can someone give me an operative response (with clear explanation of the operation)?

P.S. the solution has to be software only (we cannot alter the hardware).
Question by:Sthele
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ahoffmann earned 75 total points
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if you have a linux box, you might use FreeS/WAN 1.9 from
It uses IPSEC and allows also Win2K as VPN partner.

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Yes...this is a solution, but require me to install two linux box.
If i cannot find other solution..this is the answer, but i hope....
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best and easyst would be a linux box on each net, but you may use only one and a w2k server on the other (did test this, just with a win2k road warrior, but should work too).
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Answered by ahoffmann ("If i cannot find other solution..this is the answer")

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