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Re: [Openvpn-users] Access to client-side subnet via routed VPN

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Access to client-side subnet via routed VPN
  • From: Erich Titl <erich.titl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 06:20:38 +0000


Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> It seems I've gotten my server-side network down - now I need some help 
> getting the client-side working.
> I have a routed VPN, and I'm trying to access the client's LAN from the 
> server.  The VPN client is NOT a router or gateway for the LAN - just a 
> Windows XP workstation.
> The remote network is, the remote IP is
> I have created a client-config-dir entry for the remote client, and added:
> iroute
> In the server config, I have:
> route
> I can ping the VPN client LAN IP ( - but not the rest of the 
> remote network.  What step did I miss?

If the remote IP is the OpenVPN Tunnel endpoint, then you have an
address conflict, else give us more details, ascii art helps.

Use tcpdump to follow the packet trail.

And get the broken MTA at your provider fixed :-(
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