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Re: [Openvpn-users] Query for posting - OpenVPN cannot access internal subnet


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Query for posting - OpenVPN cannot access internal subnet
  • From: "Rob MacGregor" <rob.macgregor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:15:31 +0000

On Jan 14, 2008 2:59 PM, Garrett O'Gorman <garrettogorman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Jan,
>
> I think you may have misunderstood the problem I am having on my openVPN
> setup; it's a lot to try and explain in a short mail so let me try again.
>
> On the Windows XP OpenVPN server
>
>
>
> Local IP
>
> 192.168.2.3
>
> 255.255.255.0
>
> 192.168.2.1
>
>
>
> TAP VPN Adapter
>
> 192.168.10.1
>
> 255.255.255.128
>
>
> Clients are assigned IP addresses in the 192.168.10.0 255.255.255.128 range.
>
> When a client connects it successfully receives an IP on the 192.168.10.0
> range and can PING
>
> 192.168.10.1 & 192.168.2.3 addresses (addresses local on the server machine)
>
> When I try to ping anything else on the 192.168.2.0 255.255.255.0 subnet I
> get timeouts. Essentially this means that the VPN is useless as I cannot
> access any devices on the subnet I am trying to connect to.

So, somewhere the routes aren't correctly configured, and I'm guessing
that it's the clients on the 192.168.2.0/24 network.  Do these hosts
have your OpenVPN host as their default gateway?

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Rob MacGregor
      Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he
        doesn't become a monster.                  Friedrich Nietzsche
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