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Re: [Openvpn-users] multiple taps - problem


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] multiple taps - problem
  • From: Craig White <craigwhite@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 10:32:26 -0700

Good thought - didn't change a thing though. Still shows connection on
tap3 and incomplete connection on tap2 from second computer (tap3)

Craig

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 08:54, flo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Maybe Your Configs are wrong, you need to specify the device:
> 
> tap0 for debbie
> tap1 for zcraig
> 
> just "dev tap" wont work. thats how I did it, and it worked.
> 
> 
> > replying to myself because I didn't get any traction with the first post
> > - perhaps I didn't provide enough clarity...
> >
> > I want to be able to have perhaps as many as 5 remote clients. It
> > appears that the directory /etc/openvpn is parsed alphabetically for
> > files that end '.conf' and assigns tap2 to the first configured tap
> > device, tap3 to the second alphabetically, etc.
> >
> > The person connecting on tap2 doesn't have a problem.
> > The person connecting on tap3 doesn't work. output of arp -a on firewall
> > (openvpn server) below shows tap3 connection and also tap2 connection
> > (incomplete) when I try to connect from second computer.
> >
> > debbie.conf has 192.168.9.89 (remote is 192.168.9.99) port 5000
> > zcraig.conf has 192.168.9.88 (remote is 192.168.9.98) port 5001
> >
> > I am under the impression that each remote user should have a local
> > (server) assigned tap device with its own ip address. More conf detail
> > is provide in my original email below.
> >
> > Am I wrong?
> >
> > My firewall permits port 5000 thru 5004
> > iptables -L (snipped)
> > ACCEPT     udp  --  anywhere             anywhere            udp
> > dpt:5000
> > ACCEPT     udp  --  anywhere             anywhere            udp
> > dpt:5001
> > ACCEPT     udp  --  anywhere             anywhere            udp dpt:rfe
> > ACCEPT     udp  --  anywhere             anywhere            udp
> > dpt:5003
> > ACCEPT     udp  --  anywhere             anywhere            udp
> > dpt:5004
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 21:20, Craig White wrote:
> >> Server FC-1 / clients WinXP Pro
> >> openvpn version 1.60 (both Win & Linux)
> >>
> >> first computer conf (alphabetically) in /etc/openvpn works, next
> >> computer doesn't.
> >>
> >> arp -a #on Linux server will show after 2nd remote computer connects
> >>
> >> ? (192.168.9.98) at 00:FF:2D:D7:9B:C9 [ether] on tap3
> >> ? (192.168.9.98) at <incomplete> on tap2
> >> ? (192.168.9.99) at 00:FF:C2:6F:D3:82 [ether] on tap2
> >> plus the other network devices (mostly eth2 but also eth1)
> >>
> >> 1st computer connecting (debbie)
> >> # cat debbie.conf
> >> dev tap
> >> ifconfig 192.168.9.89 255.255.255.0
> >> secret key.debbie
> >> verb 3
> >> mute 10
> >> comp-lzo
> >> port 5000
> >>
> >> 2nd computer (zcraig)
> >> # cat zcraig.conf
> >> dev tap
> >> ifconfig 192.168.9.88 255.255.255.0
> >> secret key.craig
> >> verb 3
> >> mute 10
> >> comp-lzo
> >> port 5001
> >>
> >> Clues?



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