[c-nsp] Transparent WAN Encryption

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Mon Feb 3 18:30:41 EST 2014

Ian Henderson <ianh at ianh.net.au> writes:

> What about MacSec? Works between 3560X/4500/4500X/Sup2T/etc for wire rate L2 encryption.
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst4500/15.1/XE_330SG/configuration/guide/swmacsec.html#wp1334072 says:

Does that actually work over WAN links that are not just plain optical
paths? I have been wondering if you can get MacSec to work over EoMPLS.

VPLS seems unlikely, as MacSec seems to be point-to-point.


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