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Re: [Openvpn-users] ifconfig-pool gives out duplicate addresses

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] ifconfig-pool gives out duplicate addresses
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 18:18:41 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Kevin DeGraaf wrote:

> > ifconfig-pool
> With that line in the config file, the problem still occurs.  Each 
> client receives the same address pair ( on the client side and 
> on the server side).
> > If you still don't get it to work, it would be useful to see the log on 
> > the server when then first client connects as well as the second and the 
> > full config file.
> http://www.kevindegraaf.net/openvpn.log    # (verb 3)
> http://www.kevindegraaf.net/openvpn.log9   # (verb 9)
> http://www.kevindegraaf.net/openvpn.cfg
> http://www.kevindegraaf.net/openvpn.cfg.client

It looks like both clients are using the same common name: "kevind-des".

That would explain why the second client bumps off the first client.  If 
you don't use --duplicate-cn, OpenVPN assumes that each cert has a unique 
common name.


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