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Re: [Openvpn-users] MsWin Bridge Problem

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] MsWin Bridge Problem
  • From: "Michael D. Berger" <m.d.berger@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 20:55:37 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:openvpn-users-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael D. Berger
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 8:54 PM
> To: OpenVpn-Users
> Subject: [Openvpn-users] MsWin Bridge Problem
> Under a Vigor router . I have (among other things)
> two Win2k boxes with IP addresses and
> Outside, I have a laptop with WinXp.
> I just downloaded the latest OpenVPN.  On, I
> installed a server-bridge, and on the laptop I installed a
> client.  All of this is nested within an old Linksys router
> to simulate a WAN.  The Vigor WAN IP addr is set to
> . The Vigor filter is set to pass all ICMP. Now
> when I activate the VPN, this is the situation:
> 1. On the laptop I can click "My Network Places"  to get to
> .
> 2. On the Laptop I cannot get to .
> 3. Pings from the laptop to or fail.
> 4. Pings from either or to the
>    laptop ( succeed.
> I have ZoneAlarm on all these boxes, but the problem persists
> when all software firewalls are shut off.

Additional information:

Running WireShark on the on the server TAP interface, I see
that the client is sending NBMS packets with the name of
the box.  I do not see an appropriate response.

Michael D. Berger

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