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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Strange behavior in bridged mode.


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Strange behavior in bridged mode.
  • From: "James Yonan" <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 08:55:11 -0000

Pierluigi Frullani <pierluigi.frullani@xxxxxxxxx> said:

> 
> >> remote 10.18.25.240
> >> dev tap
> >> ifconfig 192.168.130.197 255.255.255.0
> >
> > # Try replacing with
> > ifconfig 10.1.0.2 255.255.255.0
> >
> >>
> >> ------------bridge1.config
> >> local 10.18.25.240
> >> port 5000
> >> dev tap0
> >
> > # Try adding
> > ifconfig 10.1.0.1 255.255.255.0
> >
> >
> > I think that's right but there might be others, so see how you go,
> 
> But if i don't get wrong, in this way we achieve a point to point
> connection, not a bridged one.
> What I want to realize is that on the XP side I have an IP address of the
> same net that is on the eth0 of linux server.
> Btw I did some test, downgrading to 1.5.0(stable) and seems to be better
> working, so probably is a bug in 1.6_rc2.
> In 1.5.0 I'm able to setup the bridged connection, but the tap interface
> don't get the IP from the config file. It get instaed an IP from our dhcp
> server.

One difference to keep in mind:  The current 1.6-rc release uses --ip-win32
dynamic by default, while 1.5.0 uses --ip-win32 ipapi.  This may explain the
discrepancy you are seeing.

James


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