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Re: [Openvpn-users] unable to ping from LAN


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] unable to ping from LAN
  • From: "Allan Swanepoel" <allan@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 10:51:50 +0200

On 9/12/07, Prasanna Krishnamoorthy <prasanna79@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/12/07, Winanjaya <winanjaya@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > and I was on LAN 172.16.1.88 .. from OpenVPN server I can ping to 10.8.0.4
> > .. but I cannot ping 10.8.0.4 from LAN... why
> A route is required on the remote system to send packets to 172.16.x.x
> to the VPN server, and a route is required on the LAN system to send
> packets to 10.8.0.x to the VPN server. If either of those are missing,
> things will not work.
>
> Prasanna.
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The first thing to look at, is routing, the second thing to look at is
your firewall.
If both those aspects are fine, then you shouldn't have a problem

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