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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: "Daniel L. Miller" <dmiller@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 07:49:26 -0700

David Balazic wrote:
> Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> > >
> > > I can ping the VPN client LAN IP (10.4.1.140) - but not the rest 
> of the
> > > remote network.  What step did I miss?
> > >  
> > Does a source-nat need to be performed on the client to allow this type
> > of communication?  If so, how can I do that on Windows?  Or should this
> > be handled internally by OpenVPN?
> Smart ! ;-)
>  
> The host on the remote network, like 10.4.1.150, 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 
> 172.27.0.1, 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)
>  
> Regards,
> David
Ah!  So I need to enable Internet Connection Sharing on the client?  Let 
me see what happens then . . . .
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