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Re: [Openvpn-users] Securing *all* traffic over a wireless network - how?

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Securing *all* traffic over a wireless network - how?
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 15:42:31 -0700 (MST)

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Louis wrote:

> David,
> > First thing you'll want to do is change from a bridged (dev tap) setup
> > to a routed one (dev tun). Basically, you want to run a DHCP server on
> > your access point to hand out addresses so that your wireless clients
> > can initiate udp/ip communication with the OpenVPN server. Set the DHCP
> How do I go about initiating the wireless interface directly to the
> UDP/IP port?  Right now I am first getting a DHCP address over the air
> to the AP (Client: AP: -- then starting openvpn.
> I actually want to keep the AP open and unencrpyed for other clients
> (public access point), but I want my connection to be fully encrpyted
> (traffic + DNS etc).
> I was thinking with the option "--redirect-gateway local" is there to do
> what I need, basically route everything over that secure tunnel after I
> initiate it -- but this appears to give an error on the client "Options
> error: unknown --redirect-gateway flag: 'local'" -- does anyone know if
> this is a bug or if I'm doing something wrong with it?  Can I just
> manually change my routes to make this happen (is that this option would
> do anyway?)

This looks like a quoting problem.  Try using local by itself without the 
single quotes around it.


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