Virtual Private Networks

Errata for Virtual Private Networks

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xiii
Under "Updates"

Changed the URL for errors from ftp://ftp.oreilly.com/pub/examples/nutshell/vpn/errata.txt to http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565925298/errata

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
Printed
Page back cover
3rd bullet

LT2P now reads L2TP

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2000
Printed
Page 38
line 12, changed "the set {e,d} is the public key" to

"the set {e,n} is the public key"

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 40

In the first full paragraph, the url that used to read: http://www.lopht.com Has been changed to: http://www.l0pht.com

Anonymous    Jun 01, 1999
Printed
Page 43
paragraph 2, removed the first sentence: "The right

panel shows the same setup using a virtual private network."

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 72
Figure 5-3, below the Windows NT 4.0 RAS Server with PPTP

box: changed "204.96.12.25" to "204.96.12.60"

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 107
last paragraph, 1st sentence: changed "In Figure 7-1,

there are three separate individual users" to "A simple VPN might consist of three separate individual users"

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 108
new figure 7-1. The address on top of the "Tunnel

Server" box was changed from "20.15.26.7" to "20.15.26.6" and the address under the "Tunnel Network" box was changed from "192.261.5.6" to "191.261.5.7"

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 148

In the "pty-redir" secion, the url that used to read: http://www.hal.vein.hu/~mag/works Has been changed to: ftp://ftp.vein.hu/ssa/contrib/mag/

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1999
Printed
Page 168
Appendix B, under Software Updates, end of 2nd paragraph,

added this sentence: "The authors maintain a web page about new and updated products at http://www.vpn.outer.net."

Anonymous    May 01, 1998
Printed
Page 177
use of the static command.

The fourthlast paragraph reads: 1. Map the address of our internal SMTP server statically to the translation table address 1.241.11.254 (the first one chosen by PIX) the translation table address should be 2.241.11.254 and not 1.241.11.254, as shown in figure 9-2 on p. 165.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 184
Under "Compatibility with Other Products"

"The Microsoft Proxy Server, for instance, doesn't work with PPTP." Was changed to read: "Versions of the Microsoft Proxy Server before 2.0, for instance, don't work with PPTP."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 1999
Printed
Page 195

(195) In Figure 11-1, "Cisco" was removed from the Key and the diagram.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 1999