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Re: [Openvpn-users] Bridging without NIC and dhcp


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Bridging without NIC and dhcp
  • From: "Serge Wautier" <serge@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 00:03:22 +0200

 
#modprobe dummy
#ifconfig dummy0 172.26.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0

In bridge-start, use $eth="dummy0" instead of "eth0"

HTH,

Serge.
http://www.apptranslator.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Jan Luehr
> Sent: lundi 9 avril 2007 23:55
> To: openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Openvpn-users] Bridging without NIC and dhcp
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I'd like to connect several accesspoints across the internet 
> in order to built a VPN, but I've some questions setting it up... *g*
> 
> - I've a server runnig 24/7 which should be serve as a backbone
> - Each accesspoint does have it's static IP (172.26.0.0/24)
> - The accesspoints are runnig olsr. olsr is an ad-hoc routing 
> protocol, using broadcasts, therefore it seems I'm forced to 
> run a bridging VPN.
> - The server doesn't have a network interface I can brigde my 
> vpn with.
> 
> Is it possible to run a brigding VPN without explicitly have 
> an interface to brigde with on my server?
> Can I create some kind of virtual interface to brigde with?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Keep smiling
> yanosz
> 
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