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Re: [Openvpn-users] openVPN and NAT of remote client


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] openVPN and NAT of remote client
  • From: Jean-Pierre Schwickerath <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 13:27:29 +0200

> All system from the remote office appear within our network with their
> actual IP addresses, 192.168.4.0/24, but the remote laptops appear
> with the IP address of the vpn tun, 10.8.0.14 for example.
> 
> I have read that I could use NAT to have the addresses appear to be in
> our office IP range, 192.168.0.0/24, but I am not knowledgeable in
> regards to NAT and I was hoping someone may be able to point me in the
> right direction.

You seem to be using routing (dev tun) as you vpn-topology. If you want
your remote laptops to receive IPs of your LAN, they you should try to
use bringing (dev tap). This way they'll appear as if they were
connected directly on your network switch/hub.


Regards 

Jean-Pierre

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