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Re: [Openvpn-users] server push wrong routing and ifconfig to client

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] server push wrong routing and ifconfig to client
  • From: Shaun Savage <savages@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2005 14:29:12 -0800

Mathias Sundman wrote:
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Shaun Savage wrote:

Hi all

I am using openvpn-2.2.0-rc6 on linux. I had tls to tls vpn working now I am trying to get the sever - client working now.

The server.conf
The problem is the tun0 on the server is point to point to PtoP
the routing is also

# route

BUT on the client

tun0 is

with route UGH 0 0 0 tun0 * U 0 0 0 eth0 UG 0 0 0 tun0

Why doesn't the routing match? the 2 PtoP should be inverse.

Why? Is it a problem or would you just have prefered to have it inversed?

If you need the whole configuration I can send it, but I hope I the limited config will be enough to know the problem.

Your client is assigned, and the routing table says that it can reach and through Looks fine to me.

What problems are you having?

from the server does not pin 192.168.34 net from the server net 192.168.0 does not ping the 192.168.34 net from client net 192.168.34 does not ping 192.168.0 net

the routing from the server sends 192.168.34.packets to but the IP on the client side is

When I del the 192.168.34 route and try to add route to 192.168.34 using there is no interface.

Looking at the server logs I see the route to 34 net is added before 34 net connects.

in short I can't tunnel through the VPN.

I concept of what it should be

server tun0 PtoP
server route gw

client tun0 PtoP
client route 192.168.0/20 gw

when the next is added (I guess)

server tun1 PtoP
server route gw


Don't try to ping .5, it won't work! Try pinging to see if your tunnel works.


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