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Re: Information and/or Suggestiong needed



On Thursday 20 April 2006 11:56, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
>     The company I work for just opened a new office a blocks down the
> street (read: 1.5 miles.)  We have a dual T1 at our main location, and a
> single T1 at the second location.  This was discussed and planned months
> ago, each T1 goes to our ISP, separate subnets, no connection between
> our offices.
>
>     Of course, today I'm presented with the question: what would it take
> to link the two offices together?  Would've been so nice to have known
> this BEFORE we installed the second T1 as I would've done it differently
> (more of a peer-to-peer link between the buildings.)
>
>     Anyway, so the setup as it stands is, T1 here and T1 there.  Each
> with their own subnet (completely different range as well.)  Both
> locations have a Fedora machine with iptables acting as a firewall for
> the internal networks.  In order for us to transfer data from one
> location to the other, the information is essentially being dumped onto
> the big ole Internet and sent out (or received at the other end.)  What
> they want to know now is if there's anyway to link the locations
> together and possibly speed up the transfer of data, just between the
> locations (while still retaining the setup as it stands right now,
> without incurring the cost of yet another link, just between the
> buildings.)
>
>     Is this even a feasible thing to do, at this point in the game?  And
> if so, I'm open for suggestions.

If the two link has Public IP, you can create a VPN server, thus allowing a 
secure tunnel through the internet for those locations.

However I haven't tried it. Pls research more for VPN.
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