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Re: [Openvpn-users] basic requirement


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] basic requirement
  • From: Peter Leinen <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 10:42:13 +0200

On Sunday 03 June 2007 09:58, Bart van den Heuvel wrote:
> Hello Peter,
>
> OpenVPN does not try to ping a host before connecting to it. It only uses
> the port you tell it to use either with tcp or udp. Typically port 1194 and
> udp but you can use any unused port you want.
>
> You might want to review your serverconfig file and setup your firewall and
> client configfiles with the same properties.
>
> Regards,
>
> Bart van den Heuvel

So it dosn't matter wheter the server answer on ping over the internet or not?

Peter
>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Namens Peter Leinen
> Verzonden: zondag 3 juni 2007 9:38
> Aan: openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Onderwerp: [Openvpn-users] basic requirement
>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm try to setup the linux box in my office as a openvpn-server for my home
> machine with partially success. I run into some ping timeout and observed
> after
> a while that the machine in the office do not answer of pings from my home
> box
> over the internet.
>
> My question: Does openvpn depend on this?
>
> Regards
>   Peter
>
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