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Re: [Openvpn-users] Today (8/14/2007) Microsoft update broke all Windows OpenVPN setups!


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Today (8/14/2007) Microsoft update broke all Windows OpenVPN setups!
  • From: Markus Feilner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 20:49:53 +0200

Am Mittwoch 15 August 2007 12:18:54 schrieb lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> Am Mittwoch, 15. August 2007 02:48:28 schrieb Andrew Scherpbier:
> > Hi,
> > I've been getting bombarded with complaints from my remote users that
> > their VPN no longer works.
> > The setup:



Nope, we could not reproduce your error, all's well...
:-)


> >
> > Debian GW with OpenVPN 2.0.9-8
> > Windows XPSP2 clients use OpenVPNGui 1.0.3 (with OpenVPN 2.0.9)
> >
> > We've been using this setup for a long time, but today things started
> > breaking, but only for windows users.
> > Mac and Linux users are still connected, no problem.
> >
> > The symptoms:
> > On the windows machines, the route to the office network doesn't get
> > installed when OpenVPN connects.
> >
> > Since this started happening this morning, and I've had several windows
> > boxen get windows updates, my suspicions when there.  Indeed, after a
> > system restore to *before* this morning's updates, the VPN works like a
> > charm.
> >
> > I have not been able to figure out which update is the culprit, but I
> > know it has to be one of these:
> >
> > KB936782
> > KB936021
> > KB938127
> > KB938828
> > KB921503
> > KB938829
> > KB937143
> >
> > Of those the KB938828 looks the most mysterious.
> >
> > So, has anyone else seen this?
> > Does anyone know which specific update causes the problem?
> > Does anyone know any other workaround?
> >
> > --Andrew Scherpbier
> >
> >
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> Hi Andrew,
>
> Although I have no MS Systems here, I have asked my Co-author Norbert Graf
> to check this. I'll get back to you as soon as I get the info... :-)



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Best Regards - Mit freundlichen Gruessen
Markus Feilner
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