[linux-elitists] Pompous Top 10 List
Thu Jun 14 14:12:38 PDT 2001
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:33:50AM -0700, Heather wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:02:11AM -0400, Brooklyn Linux Solutions wrote:
> > >
> > > <<By going through the VPN you can get to the machine, since the VPN
> > > tunnel allows you to be part of the NAT'd network.>>
> > > Thank You Sam
> > >
> > > Why should that be faster than ssh into the gateway and then ssh to the
> > > box?
> > >
> > I never said it was faster. It's just more direct/easier. Especially if
> > you're already VPN'd into the private network.
> If the connection is like this:
> | | ________________.
> | You -----ssh---- VPN \ Destination
> |______| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.'
> and the VPN is doing crypto as well as NAT, it might be slower, because
> you're getting double-encrypted.
That's true. I wonder if a crypted VPN could detect encrypted traffic
and just flag it to leave it alone. Or would this not be desirable?
Sam Phillips <email@example.com> http://www.dasbistro.com
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