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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: Timothy Baldwin <T.E.Baldwin99@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 11:36:20 +0100

In message <B216E7A91F67B6429E3ACF162402A02D570C3C@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
David Balazic <David.Balazic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The host on the remote network, like, must know where to send
> replies. Either the VPN client (.140) masks the packet as coming from him,
> or .150 has a route added for the source of the packets coming from your
> VPN server. That would be, I guess.
> So either add routes to hosts on the client LAN, or use masquerading on
> the client. (this is actually supported by Windows : see ICS)

The route added on the clients LAN needs to be to the LAN IP of the client, An alternative would be add this route to the default router of
the client's LAN.

Further, if not masquerading, IP routing needs to enabled the client, see:

> Regards,
> David

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