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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: IP Allocation

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: IP Allocation
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 01:58:42 -0600

On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 07:55 +0000, Helder Miguel Gaspar Rodrigues wrote:
> | See the "ifconfig-pool-persist" option.
> Thank you Charles, but it doesnt seem to have the flexibilty that i need.

How so? Using it, OpenVPN will try to assign your system the same IP
every time you connect -- how does that not fulfill your requirements?

> # Maintain a record of client <-> virtual IP address
> # associations in this file.  If OpenVPN goes down or
> # is restarted, reconnecting clients can be assigned
> # the same virtual IP address from the pool that was
> # previously assigned.
> ifconfig-pool-persist ipp.txt
> For you all, there is any other solution?

Certainly, you can use either client-config-dir or a client-connect
script to specify an IP directly.

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