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Re: [Openvpn-users] Possible routing problem

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Possible routing problem
  • From: "Daniel L. Miller" <dmiller@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2007 10:13:25 -0700

Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> Daniel L. Miller wrote:
>> OK - I initially didn't think it would matter, since the server can 
>> communicate with the client.  I'm trying to compile that information now.
>> I did notice that on the workstation not working, there is both the 
>> VPN, and a 10.4.something network (which is that workstation's 
>> default gateway).  Would there be a conflict there?
> I've been thinking this one over.  The working client also has a bridged 
> interface in place to the server - that's the difference.  So the bridge 
> must be assisting the communication.
> Are there some adjustments, possibly iptables, that I need to make on 
> the server so a workstation on the eth0-192.168.0.x  network can reach 
> the tun0-172.27.x.x network?  The basic routing table is already in 
> place on the server, since server to VPN client communication is not a 
> problem.
I don't know if this was the CORRECT solution, but adding an iptables 
source-NAT on the VPN server, directing my LAN-client traffic intended 
for the VPN to go through the TUN interface seems to work.

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