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[Openvpn-users] Re: VPN over Proxy Question


  • Subject: [Openvpn-users] Re: VPN over Proxy Question
  • From: "Tom Barcellona" <tdb@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 13:10:22 -0600 (CST)
  • Importance: Normal

On Wed, December 22, 2004 11:38 am,

> Openvpn --proto tcp-client --dev tun2 --remote http://our.external.server
> --ifconfig 10.8.0.1 10.8.0.2 --verb 9 --http-proxy
> ip.of.proxy 3128 up.txt --log-append /var/log/openvpn.log

> I wanted to know is there something i am doing wrong, or do need to not
> append the external server with http:// or does the
> listenign side also need to connect back via the proxy?


A few things off the top of my head:

1. take out the http:// from the --remote option. OpenVPN doesn't speak HTTP.

2. What software is the HTTP proxy running? Can you get the error logs
from it? Judging by the port number, it looks like Squid. Make sure that
Squid will allow http connections to ports other than 80. I think it does
by default, but someone might hav changed it.

Tom


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