The existing sim_ether already supports a tunneling protocol by
encapsulating Ethernet frames in UDP packets.  Such a connection can then
talk to one of itself or to an instance of Johnny's bridge where it can be
presented to s remote LAN.

On Sep 16, 2016 11:02 AM, "Phil Budne" <p...@ultimate.com> wrote:

> A way to do networking would be to implement a tunneling protocol in
> simh_ether and hand packets off to a proxy that put them on the wire.
> Cisco GRE might be a suitable protocol for Ethernet over IP.
>
> If all you care about is IP, then the protocol could be OpenVPN, and
> other protocols could be detected by "ether type", SAP or SNAP and
> handed off to other encapulation protocols.
>
> Phil
>
>
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