Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) is a tunneling protocol, developed by Cisco.

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Cannot Delete GRE Tunnel

I am configuring a GRE tunnel in Linux 2.6.26 and I've been facing a very strange problem for which I could not find any solution. I have created a GRE tunnel called gre0, but no matter what I do, I ...
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PPTP connection fails with errors 800/806

I've got a client (Server 2008 R2) that won't connect to our production environment PPTP VPN server (Server 2003, running RRAS). The server is behind a firewall that has TCP1723 open as well as GRE. ...
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How GRE traffic finds way after arrive GRE remote end points (in open vswitch)?

I'm quite new to both network and open vswitch, I'm not sure whether this question is more relevant to open vswitch(ovs) or gre. belows are ovs settint commands. There are two hosts. Each host has ...
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Multiple GRE tunnels on the same host, only one routes incoming packets

I'm having a routing problem on CentOS 6.2 (kernel 2.6.32-220) Here's the setup: One host is on my local network. It's talking to two nearly identical hosts at a remote location. The two remote ...
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How to setup an IPSec / GRE tunnel on Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 that has a single network interface configured with a public IP address. My business partner has a private network. From my server, I need to access all the devices on his ...
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Poor IPsec over GRE performances

I have set up an IPsec over GRE connection with a remote host, both are NetBSD 6.1 based. The "client" is connected to the Internet through a 400Mbps fiber connection. The "server" is located on a ...
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Multicraft: Port Forwarding through a GRE Tunnel

For the past week I've been attempting to protect a server from DOS attacks by utilizing a GRE tunnel from a VPS to a dedicated machine without much success. Visual: User --> VPS --> Dedicated ...
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Remote end of IPSec transport is 'permenantly glued' to loopback after some messing around with GRE

So, I have managed to get IPSec transport over ESP between two hosts using racoon: the 'local' host, 1.1.1.1, and the remote, 2.2.2.2. It only worked for ICMP (other traffic ignored the SA), but ...
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Redirect SSH traffic through GRE tunnel

I'm trying to redirect all local connections with destination matchs port 22 to specified tunnel using iptables MARK, but, something is going wrong. 1.1.1.1 my public address 2.2.2.2 tunnel public ...
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How to force certain traffic through GRE tunnel?

Here's what I do. Server (public internet is 222.x.x.x): echo 'net.ipv4.ip_forward=1' >> /etc/sysctl.conf sysctl -p iptunnel add gre1 mode gre local 222.x.x.x remote 115.x.x.x ttl 255 ...
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Is it possible to find out the make/model of the router remotely?

First a little background. My company is renting some servers at the Terremark cloud. As we want to connect our servers to the infrastructure of a mobile carrier in order to restrict our end users to ...
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GRE Tunnel over IPsec with Loopback

I'm having a really hard time trying to estabilish a VPN connection using a GRE over IPsec tunnel. The problem is that it involves some sort of "loopback" connection which I don't understand -- let ...
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WCCP and Squid, and Tunnels

I'm trying to configure WCCP + Squid with the following documentation: http://www.crypt.gen.nz/papers/cisco_squid_wccp.html I have a cisco switch, a test client, and a squid proxy server. I think ...
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How to forward all GRE traffic to a particular network interface?

I want to forward all GRE traffic (IP protocol 47) coming on eth2 to br0 on my machine. How can I do that?
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GRE Tunnel between Linux server and XP client

I want to set up a simple unencrypted tunnel between a linux-server (running SLES9) and a client (running XP SP3). The reason for this is that there are many network devices in between and the client ...
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Using my IPs on OVH server via GRE

I can't route my IPs into a OVH server, can you help me to find the problem? Mikrotik GRE IP: 192.168.55.10 OVH Server GRE IP: 192.168.55.20 GRE iface name: ali1_fr1-ovz1 IP to route from Mikrotik to ...
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Ubuntu GRE local ip address, wan ip of router, or ip of ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server behind a router that I am configuring to have a GRE tunnel to another remote device across the interwebs. in the config, I add the line: pre-up iptunnel add tun1 mode gre ...
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Linux/Vyatta failover with GRE and OSPF/BGP

I have strange problem with routing failover in scenario: I'm trying do this failover via ospf or bgp, in both happens the same strange behavior with tunnels: For 192.7.0.0 TUN providing default route ...
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OpenNHRP configuration without IPsec

I'm attempting to use OpenNHRP on a linux box to connect with a Cisco Router. I want to allow GRE tunnels from the linux box to the Cisco router dynamically, but I'm not implementing DMVPN on the ...
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Setting up a GRE tunnel on a Cisco ASA 5505 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up a GRE tunnel with Cisco PIX-506 v6.3 I'm trying to establish one half of a GRE tunnel, the other being configured by my service provider. I have a Cisco ASA 5505 ...
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how to forward all traffic over a GRE over IPsec VPN on cisco routers?

i have 2 cisco ISR 2821 and 2811 and they are connected over a site to site GRE over IPsec vpn. my question is that, how can i forward all traffic or web traffic to the other router? thanks
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GRE debug: “adding 0 encap bytes”?

What this debug message actually means? Shouldn't encapsulation add 24 extra bytes or not? For what reason encapsulation is not adding bytes to original packet in this debug message? Dec 28 ...
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How to enable debug logging for GRE?

How to enable debug logging for module ip_gre on linux 2.6?
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Multiple GRE NAT router

Does there exist a router that supports multiple GRE connections over NAT? Im currently running pfSense, and it only supports 1 at a time. I understand why, its just a drag as there are multiple ...
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Set up a GRE tunnel with Cisco PIX-506 v6.3

I'm trying to establish one half of a GRE tunnel, the other being configured by my service provider. I have a Cisco PIX-506-E running Firewall version 6.3(5). Provider Router Public IP: 8.8.8.8 My ...
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What's the difference between GRE and IPIP tunnel?

And which one is better for connecting two linux machines?
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Why two addresses in configuring a GRE tunnel?

As I can find in this support document, in order to configure a GRE tunnel between two routers R1 and R2, I issue the following sets of commands (mtu and mss omitted), R1 R1(config)# interface ...
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Public IP not responding because routing table…?

Fixed with: /etc/iproute2/rt_tables 1 tble_eth0 /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0 104.000.64.0/18 dev eth0 src 104.000.65.38 table tble_eth0 default via 104.000.64.1 dev eth0 src ...
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openvswitch: connecting two virtual private networks on two different machines with gre/ipsec

Here is the setup: We have a hardware (server) that presents a service to the customer (or "outside world", if you so will). Internally, the services and functions are distributed over several virtual ...
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How is my GRE-Tunneled packet being routed? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out exactly what is happening when I create a GRE tunnel. My network looks like this (-> means directly connected): Computer A (eth0: 10.0.1.1) -> (eth0: 10.0.1.2) Router B ...
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GRE keepalive with Linux and RouterOS

I have a Linux host and couple of routerboadrs. I created a GRE tunnel, but Linux does not answer keepalive packages. Then router mark gre connection as unreachable, so I cant send to Linux host from ...
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GRE: read from PTY failed error when connecting multiple clients to PPTP

I have just installed a pptp server and now I can make it work. The problem is, it can only be connected to by one client. How do I set it up so that it will allow multiple users? Here is the error ...
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using a gre tunnel as default route

I have two private networks (A, B) that connects via another company's private network (C). Network A has internet access. I want to make a tunnel between B and A that goes through C. Then network B ...
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GRE Encapsulation and Multicast

How does GRE Encapsulation actually send multicast traffic? My CISCO textbook tells me that the multicast packet is carried inside a unicast packet. My understanding is: Multicast packet, say for ...
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Routing subnet over GRE tunnel

Im trying to configure a GRE over IPSec connection between two subnets. The IPSec tunnel is opened and now I want to add a GRE tunnel over it: ip tunnel add GRE01 mode gre remote 10.244.0.1 local ...
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Does a router have to explicitly support GRE in order to pass those connections?

I have replaced a mess of Cisco routers with a single Dell PowerConnect 6224. These routers serve (and served) public IPs to clients, and just acted as routers to the upstream provider. Prior to the ...
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GRE over IPSec behind FW

I have a checkpoint S-Box which is a gateway for network 192.168.0.0/24. Internal IP is 192.168.0.1. On the S-Box configured static VPN tunnel with local IP 10.x.x.x and remote 10.y.y.y. I need to ...
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Linux GRE tunnel [closed]

Is it possible to setup a GRE tunnel without IPTables? My situation - Server with 5 additional IPs (6 IPs in total, 5 alias IPs;IPv4) with 10Gbps DDoS protection Another server with 2 IPs (one ...
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Iptables not routing GRE protocol

First things first, there might be a few English errors, considering it's not my native language. I'm having a problem with VPN(GRE protocol) passing through Iptables. I've done this at least a dozen ...
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Strongswan IPsec: routing arbitrary subnets over /32 IPsec endpoints

I have a basic setup between two sites A (FreeBSD, 10.0.0.1/24 nat'd to 1.1.1.1), B (Linux, 2.2.2.2), with only A behind NAT. I've only been able to get it working in tunnel mode. Here's my ...
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Openbsd set connect on PPTP server behind packet filter

I have firewall on OpenBSD use Packet Filter and behind him MS Windows server with PPTP server. I need allow connect this PPTP server from internet. I set in OpenBSD: net.inet.gre.allow=1 ...
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GRE Tunnel to Add IPs

Okay, here's the situation: server1 - my "main server" server2 - think of it like a proxy IP1 - main IP of server1 IP2 - main IP of server2 IP3 - additional IP of server2 I have, for years and ...
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AWS VPC: Windows server 2012 R2 GRE tunneling to Linux based Peer VyOS

I am asking this question after having spent some time googling and trying to work out some issues which I have with a Windows GRE tunnel in our 2nd environment (amazon AWS VPC) to a router in our ...
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Add FQDN name in gre tunnel in Linux

Since aruba, cisco, etc all support add FQDN as gre tunnel's endpoint, can I do the same thing in linux via iproute2 or something else? Now, when I type a FQDN at ip tunnel, it just says that it's ...
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Set up a GRE tunnel over multiple communication channels

I am in a situation where I would like to be able to set up a GRE tunnel running seamlessly over GPRS or Wifi in linux 2.6, preferring of course Wifi whenever available. So on one host I have two ...
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Set up transparent GRE/VPN to redirect all traffic to an External datacenter

I need to setup an existing server with multiple IPs (from OVH) to send all the traffic (through VPN or GRE tunnel) to an external server that has only 1 Public IP. I want to make it like every local ...
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Multicast on mGRE tunnels in Debian not working

I'm trying to setup multipoint GRE tunnels within 4 debian-based servers geographically distributed. Network configured, and hosts can see ping or ssh to each other by local IP. But I cannot get ...
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How to route outbound traffic for a particular destination IP address to GRE Tunnel in CentOS?

Hello I am trying to configure a network like this network diagram :- Well I have to create a GRE Tunnel at my alpha server and route some particular traffic to GRE Tunnel.I want to do the configs ...
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GRE Tunnel Collapsing in One Direction

This is a related question to another thread I posted. I'm having an issue where my GRE tunnel is collapsing in one direction, but can be reopened by ping the other server using the GRE Interface. ...
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TLS-intolerant sites suddenly not working

About 2 weeks ago users started reporting that they were unable to access two https-only sites. When I inspected these sites I found they were completely intolerant to TLS. In order to connect, SSL3 ...