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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Session Tracking

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Session Tracking
  • From: Ralph Passgang <ralph@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 01:05:02 +0200

Am Mittwoch 27 Oktober 2004 23:55 schrieb Chester Chee:
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> I want to know who (particular user) has connected no happen what
> dynamic IP is assigned to him/her. It will be CN of the client
> certificate, I think. Thanks in advance.

You can use the "--status <status-logfile>" (or add this option to your 

This status file will contain the needed information you are looking for and 
even some more...

Another way is to grep the needed information out of the normal openvpn.log, 
but the status log is of course the more easy way.


> Mathias Sundman wrote:
> | On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Chester Chee wrote:
> |> OpenVPN 2.0 is great. As sysadmin, I need to track individual OpenVPN
> |> session for security audit trial. Does anyone know how I should approach
> |> this? Thanks in advance for any suggestion.
> |
> | What do you mean by tracking? Exactly what do you want to track?
> |
> | CN of the client cert? Connect/disconnect time? IP address assigned to
> | the client? Real IP used by the client? Traffic generated by the client?
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