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Re: [Openvpn-users] FW: UDP connection using Verizon EVDO card on Vista


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] FW: UDP connection using Verizon EVDO card on Vista
  • From: Erich Titl <erich.titl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 11:14:15 +0000

Hi

Ed Noepel wrote:
> I can connect to my OpenVPN server using UDP (only) on Vista over Ethernet
> or WiFi.  Using proto tcp-client has never worked under Vista for me, but
> that isn't my issue here.  Verizon Wireless is my EVDO provider; they
> provide an application called VZAccess to establish a PPP connection using
> EVDO.  Upon connection, internet connectivity works fine, both TCP and UDP.
> 
> 
> When I try to connect my OpenVPN client with my EVDO PPP connection,
> authentication handshake succeeds, but the OpenVPN client is unable to add a
> route to the remote network.  So, the OpenVPN client tray icon is a happy
> green, but I cannot ping anything on the remote network.  The following
> lines appear in the client log:
> 
> Tue May 22 22:53:55 2007 ROUTE: route addition failed using
> CreateIpForwardEntry: One or more arguments are not correct.   [status=160
> if_index=12]
> The route addition failed: The object already exists.
> Tue May 22 22:53:55 2007 ROUTE: route addition failed using
> CreateIpForwardEntry: One or more arguments are not correct.   [status=160
> if_index=12]
> The route addition failed: The object already exists.

Aparently the routes you push to the client already exist in the routing
table. You may have a routing clash there. Check your routing table
before starting OpenVPN

cheers

Erich

> 
> The client is being Run as Administrator when this happens.   In my client
> config file, I have tried both

Well as far as I have learned recently, you are never _really_ the
administrator on Vista.

Erich


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