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[Openvpn-users] RE: How to assign private IP from protected LAN

  • Subject: [Openvpn-users] RE: How to assign private IP from protected LAN
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 10:55:13 -0600

On Mon, 06 Dec 2004 10:53:36 -0500, Dick St.Peters wrote:

> OpenVPN itself doesn't add routes, unless this is something new in
> recent versions.  I wouldn't let OpenVPN fiddle my routing anyway.
> Routes are normally handled in an up-script.  This gives you complete
> control over what gets added (or removed).

Newer versions have the route and route-gateway directives. These are
pushable, such that the server can tell the clients what routes to run.

"mode server", per the man page, also implies route directives (both local
and remote). In practice, I find that it Does The Right Thing.

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