NAT and PPTP
Sten Daniel Sørsdal
sten.daniel.sorsdal at wan.no
Thu Jul 24 05:46:17 PDT 2003
> Julian Elischer wrote:
> > > > > >However I do suggest that you discuss the
> possibility of enhancing mpd
> > > > > >with archie to allow allocation of addresses from a pool.
> > > > >
> > > > > I seem to recall (I could be mistaken here) that
> Archie has been working
> > > > > with a company that does Wi-Fi access points with
> PPTP. If these use
> > > > > mpd, they must have a workaround for the limitation.
> So, the code may
> > > > > already exist.
> > > >
> > > > IIRC, Archive said that this was a complete (both "from scratch"
> > > > and proprietary) implementation of an MPD-like system.
> > >
> > > That's correct.. the code is not released. I'll ask about it again
> > > (but don't keep your hopes up).
> > if that fails, how much would it take to allow mpd to use a pool of
> > addresses?
> It wouldn't be "too hard" but would require some major surgery
> to mpd... but it could use some :-)
A potential feature that could be really cool would be adding
dhcpclient/relaying code so that the IP addresses could be
queried from a dhcp server. I've seen several commercial
implementations of this - but me != good coder :o)
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