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Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN 2.0-rc2 released

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN 2.0-rc2 released
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 19:01:39 -0700 (MST)

On Sun, 12 Dec 2004, Mathias Sundman wrote:

> On Sun, 12 Dec 2004, Steven Palm wrote:
> >
> > On Dec 12, 2004, at 4:27 AM, James Yonan wrote:
> >> The other change is the ability to have OpenVPN hibernate on startup 
> >> until it gets a "go" signal from the management interface.  This was 
> >> requested by several people.  It can also be used to "pause" and 
> >> "resume" the tunnel from the management interface.
> >
> > Brilliant!  However, I can't get it to work here.... If I put 
> > management-hold in my config file, the openvpn command starts up in a 
> > hibernate mode, but when I connect to the management port, I don't get 
> > the management port header stuff echoed to me, and it doesn't respond to 
> > any commands.  Turning off the hold feature allows the management port 
> > to work here again.
> >
> > Anyone else seeing this, or is it just me?  Running on MacOS X if it 
> > matters...
> Working for me on Windows.
> Another comment though. It's possible to start openvpn with 
> --management-hold without using --management. This shouldn't be possible, 
> right?

Yes, without --management, the --management-x options are ignored.  
Probably we should complain about this.


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