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Re: [Openvpn-users] named clients?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] named clients?
  • From: Erich Titl <erich.titl@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 13:26:18 +0000


Yan Seiner wrote:
> I have a setup where a large number (large for me, anyway) of clients 
> connect to my server.
> 
> The connections are always point-to-point, single host, so I don't add 
> any routing info for subnets.
> 
> My problem is that the connections don't show up in any of the "normal" 
> places - ifconfig only shows one tun0 interface.  route also only shows 
> the subnet routed out tun0.
> 
> How do I know who is connected?
> 
> The only way I've found is to look up /var/run/openvpn/log, but that's 
> hardly ideal.
> 
> Ideally I'd like to have openvpn update bind so I can address my clients 
> by name rather than IP...

You can use a client-connect script on the server or inspect the status
log file.

cheers

Erich


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