Fedora 15 Update: xl2tpd-1.3.1-1.fc15

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2011-12-10 18:50:25

Name        : xl2tpd
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 1.3.1
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://www.xelerance.com/software/xl2tpd/
Summary     : Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol Daemon (RFC 2661)
Description :
xl2tpd is an implementation of the Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol (RFC 2661).
L2TP allows you to tunnel PPP over UDP. Some ISPs use L2TP to tunnel user
sessions from dial-in servers (modem banks, ADSL DSLAMs) to back-end PPP
servers. Another important application is Virtual Private Networks where
the IPsec protocol is used to secure the L2TP connection (L2TP/IPsec,
RFC 3193). The L2TP/IPsec protocol is mainly used by Windows and
Mac OS X clients. On Linux, xl2tpd can be used in combination with IPsec
implementations such as Openswan.
Example configuration files for such a setup are included in this RPM.

xl2tpd works by opening a pseudo-tty for communicating with pppd.
It runs completely in userspace.

xl2tpd supports IPsec SA Reference tracking to enable overlapping internak
NAT'ed IP's by different clients (eg all clients connecting from their
linksys internal IP as well as multiple clients behind
the same NAT router.

xl2tpd supports the pppol2tp kernel mode operations on 2.6.23 or higher,
or via a patch in contrib for 2.4.x kernels.

Xl2tpd is based on the 0.69 L2TP by Jeff McAdams <jeffm at iglou.com>
It was de-facto maintained by Jacco de Leeuw <jacco2 at dds.nl> in 2002 and 2003.

Update Information:

Updated to 1.3.1 which has 'saref refinfo' support

* Thu Oct  6 2011 Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> - 1.3.1-1
- Upgraded to 1.3.1 that has 'saref refinfo' support
* Sat Jul 23 2011 Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> - 1.3.0-1
- Upgraded to 1.3.0 with better NetworkManager support
- Compiled without DEBUG per default to gain more performance
- Added xl2tpd-control
* Wed Feb 23 2011 Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> - 1.2.8-1
- Updated to 1.2.8
- Add ghosting for l2tp pipe (bz#656725)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xl2tpd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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