IP in IP Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the IP in IP Protocol.

Protocol Description

IP in IP is a low-level tunneling protocol used to connect two IP networks. Though the the payloads are not encrypted, the protocol is used to connect networks.

Best Practices

VPNs can not only be used to connect remote locations, but also be used to bypass your firewall/DNS policies. Investigate any unauthorized use on your network.



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Related Protocols

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