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Re: [Openvpn-users] Return route? help!

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Return route? help!
  • From: Erich Titl <erich.titl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 23:20:10 +0200

Jeff - schrieb:
> Currently I operate a local LAN: 192.168.150.XXX
> I am trying to setup and test OpenVPN BEFORE I disrupt service to all the users on the network.
> So far I have OpenVPN client/server working in this fashion using tun:
> 192.168.150.XXX LAN
> |
> My test VPN Gateway
> eth0:
> eth1:
> OpenVPN Server:
> |
> router to move test machine to a different subnet (192.168.50.XXX)
> |
> My remote Windows XP test machine
> OpenVPN Client
>>From my test machine I can ping
> By placing:
> push "route" into my server.conf
> I am able to also ping from my remote test machine.

OK so far

> I can not ping other machines on my local LAN (192.168.150.XXX).
> Currently the local LAN's DHCP and DNS runs from a Windows Server 2003 box.  :-(

Tough luck :-(

> Am I just missing a return route on my local LAN to push all traffic back to my VPN gateway?  (ie.


> If so, would I do that in the DNS controls somehow on the Windows Server 2003 box?  If so anyone have experience doing that since I can not disrupt the organization is things go wrong.

You could add a route to your LAN default router to send traffic for to the openvpn gateway, or you could masquerade traffic from
the vpn to your openVPN gateway's LAN address.



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