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Re: [Openvpn-users] Routing problem



In message <47A31284.6090200@xxxxxxxxx>, Jan Just Keijser
<janjust@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> Now imagine what happens if you add a route to send traffic for host
> 195.10.10.10 also through this same tunnel:
> 1. SRC=10.8.0.6, DST=195.10.10.10
> 2. packets is sent to tun0, openvpn on the client encapsulates
> 3. packet is now sent to 195.10.10.10. Wait. How do I send stuff to
> 195.10.10.10? Ow right, I must send it to the tun0 interface. Go to step
> 2.
> 
> so you've created a 'tunneling loop' for lack of a better word.
> 
> the only way round this is to separate the vpn server from the database
> application server.

They only need separate IP addresses, they can run on the same machine.



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