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Is it possible to create an VPN connection while using site-to-site VPN?

Have you ever tried or done this?

What are possible problems, pitfalls, things of the impossible, etc. ?

Also see: http://serverfault.com/questions/126537/is-it-possible-to-use-microsofts-secure-connection-rules-ipsec-with-vpn

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While it's possible, there's probably a better way. What are your requirements that you think a nested VPN is the solution? –  Chris S Apr 8 '10 at 12:47
    
There are no requirements, I just wanted to see if it is possible and what the pitfalls are. For an implementation related question visit the link. –  Tie-fighter Apr 8 '10 at 13:19
    
Yep, it'll work. You just incur all the cost of VPNs x2 (lower MTU, higher latency, etc) –  Chris S Apr 8 '10 at 13:26

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You're likely to start having issues related to MTU, but yes, it can work.

Whether it will work depends on what exact combination you're hoping to achieve.

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