What I'd like to accomplish is to be able to see the inside of a NAT
created by the 827 from remote windows 2k/XP workstations.
In order of preference, I'd like to use:
1) The native VPN client on 2k/XP
2) Some 3rd party application that does not require SW installation
(Is this even possible? I'd really like to avoid having to
install software just to access my inside network to get
a file or whatever)
3) VPN client that requires software installation
For some reason, this seems terribly complicated if at all possible.
Right now, I'm using SSH (via tcp port 22 forwarded to a linux box) to
forward selected ports when I need them. What I really want is for the
host to get an IP address from the inside of the 827's NAT in addition
to the one it already has.
Isn't this a very-FAQ? I have found no solutions to this. Especially
no easy ones.... I tried with a post detailing my failed attempt,
but since that didn't get any replies I'm rephrasing it:
What are my options? IPSec? VPN/SSL?? (PPTP?) How is this done?
Or: Why is this a brain-dead idea?
Sincerely + Happy New Year!