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Re: Connecting two seperate networks with OpenBSD
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Connecting two seperate networks with OpenBSD
- From: "christer solstrand johannessen" <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 16:23:33 +0200
> I dunno why anyone has tried to pretend there is a way to do this. It
> is not possible, and its pretty obvious why. If you have the same
> subnet at both ends, then the machines at either end will never send
> packets to the other network, they will think they are local, ignore
> the IPs altogether, and use layer 2 to send it to a machine on the
> local subnet. Same reason why you use private IPs behind NAT, if you
> don't, you won't be able to communicate with the part of the internet
> that has the IPs you used.
an internet cafe in the area here had to renumber their internal
network to user the same ip range internally as they had externally,
to be able to communicate with the outside world at all.
christer - firstname.lastname@example.org
"when i grow up, i'll be stable."