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Re: [Openvpn-users] unable to ping from LAN


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] unable to ping from LAN
  • From: "Winanjaya" <winanjaya@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 16:08:20 +0700
  • Importance: Normal

from OpenVPN server .. I got the following when route print

Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
          0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0       172.16.1.5      172.16.1.11     10
         10.8.0.0    255.255.255.0         10.8.0.1         10.8.0.1     30
         10.8.0.1  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1        127.0.0.1     30
   10.255.255.255  255.255.255.255         10.8.0.1         10.8.0.1     30
        127.0.0.0        255.0.0.0        127.0.0.1        127.0.0.1      1
       172.16.1.0    255.255.255.0      172.16.1.11      172.16.1.11     10
      172.16.1.11  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1        127.0.0.1     10
   172.16.255.255  255.255.255.255      172.16.1.11      172.16.1.11     10
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0         10.8.0.1         10.8.0.1     30
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0      172.16.1.11      172.16.1.11     10
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255         10.8.0.1         10.8.0.1      1
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255      172.16.1.11      172.16.1.11      1
Default Gateway:        172.16.1.5
===========================================================================

I saw 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 gateway 10.8.0.1 .. I routed already ..but I can't ping to 10.8.0.4

please advise

Thanks 

Winanjaya



-----Original Message-----
From: allanice001@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:allanice001@xxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
Allan Swanepoel
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 3:52 PM
To: Prasanna Krishnamoorthy
Cc: winanjaya@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] unable to ping from LAN



On 9/12/07, Prasanna Krishnamoorthy <prasanna79@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/12/07, Winanjaya <winanjaya@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > and I was on LAN 172.16.1.88 .. from OpenVPN server I can ping to 10.8.0.4
> > .. but I cannot ping 10.8.0.4 from LAN... why
> A route is required on the remote system to send packets to 172.16.x.x
> to the VPN server, and a route is required on the LAN system to send
> packets to 10.8.0.x to the VPN server. If either of those are missing,
> things will not work.
>
> Prasanna.
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The first thing to look at, is routing, the second thing to look at is
your firewall.
If both those aspects are fine, then you shouldn't have a problem

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