WDS with AES encryption

Bruno Randolf bruno.randolf at 4g-systems.biz
Fri Feb 13 12:22:22 EST 2004


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On Friday 13 February 2004 16:22, Jun Sun wrote:
> I don't know much about CCMP/AES, but I thought about the same problem
> too.  I was thinking to use VPN over the link, and the bridge LAN over
> IPsec interface.
>
> The idea seems pretty wacky to me.  Has anybody tried this?  Will this
> work?
>
> In short,
> 	. WDS creates wlan0wd0 on top of wlan0
> 	. IPSec creates ipsec0 over wlan0wds0
> 	. bridging tool bridges ipsec0 and eth0

i think you cannot bridge with ipsec because ipsec operates only at the IP 
layer.

for layer2 vpn you could use openvpn or tinc.

bruno
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