>>> connecting 2 LAN's thru internet gateway >>> Is this possible ? >> >> Of course :-) >> >>> An idea's ? >> >> Unless I don't correctly understand what you need, it is simply a pair of >> routers having a VPN type connection between. This would be at layer 3 >> (IP). >> >> A remote bridge would also make it at layer 2 (Ethernet).
> it should be a secure connection - no VPN. > The gateway must have the ability to check the communication content if > needed. You can develop such a remote bridge using ICS: 1) The system is made of two similar parts: one at each end of the connection 2) You use packet monitoring components (ICS socket in RAW mode or http://www.magsys.co.uk/delphi/magmonsock.asp) to capture packet on the LAN at layer 2. 3) You filter and then forward the packet to the second system thru an SSL socket using ICS-SSL 4) The received packets are sent to the second LAN When working at layer 2, both LAN must be on the same IP subnet. You can also work at layer 3, which is just a little bit different because you analyse each packet to find out destination IP address to see if they must be forwarded or not according to routing rules configured. -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] The author of the freeware multi-tier middleware MidWare The author of the freeware Internet Component Suite (ICS) http://www.overbyte.be -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be