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Re: [Openvpn-users] Serving only Static IP Addresses to Linux clients

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Serving only Static IP Addresses to Linux clients
  • From: Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 14:23:12 +0100

Hi Matthew,

read the openvpn manual page and look for
  --ifconfig-pool-persist file [seconds]
this options allows you to tie a certificate name to a particular IP 
address; esp if [seconds] is set to 0 it will treat the pool file as a 
read-only (i.e. config) file. This file looks something like


*Matthew Macdonald-Wallace wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Feb 2008 13:30:32 +0100
> Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Matthew,
>> looks like your server config file has an error. instead of using
>>   mode server
>>   tls-server
>>   ifconfig
>>   push "route"
>> use
>>   server
>>   tls-server
>> please try this and see if you can connect with this config...
>> HTH,
>> JJK
> Hi Jan,
> OK, that now works for the connection, however is there a way of
> guaranteeing that a particular host gets the same IP address everytime
> it connects (mcuh like a dhcpd reservation?)
> Thanks,
> M.

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