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Re: [Openvpn-users] Best way to setup multiprotocol (tcp/udp) OpenVPNServer

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Best way to setup multiprotocol (tcp/udp) OpenVPNServer
  • From: Maximilian Wilhelm <max@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 11:39:51 +0100

Am Friday, den  1 February hub Marco Fretz folgendes in die Tasten:


> i got the same idea. that will be possible i think. but its depending on 
> the clients. i think there will be a way to turn off dhcp in the openvpn 
> client config. windows clients (windows xp) is trying dhcp on all "lan" 
> interfaces careless about what is set up in the openvpn conf

> if this is working u can do the following. dont ask me wether its a good 
> idea or not :)

> - 2 openvpn instances, one in udp and one in tcp mode
> - both instances in TAP mode
> - u ll get then 2 tap devices
> - bridge these 2 tap divices together using bridge-utils
> - run dhcpd on the bridge interface with ur public ip adress pool
> - assign the last public ip address (in the same subnet) to the bridge 
> device (and set default route, if u wish, to this ip in dhcpd)

> may anyone can tell me how good or how stupid this idea is? =)

Basicly this idea is feasible for bridging VPN (as in tap), but I
forgot to mention that I'm using routing VPN (as in tun) and therefore
this is not an option.
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