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Re: Openvpn Fedora tutorial?



Andrew Parker wrote:

>> I found when following your suggestion
>> that there was a typo in /etc/openvpn/server.conf
>> (I had the wrong location for one of the keys).
>> When I corrected this, and restarted openvpn on both machines,
>> everything appeared (from /var/log/messages) to be fine.
>> I have tun0 on my desktop at 192.168.5.1
>> and tun0 on my laptop at 192.168.5.6 .
>>
>> I guess my question now is rather different -
>> I'm not sure what I can do with the connection.
>> I don't seem able to ssh in either direction.
>> And ping fails in both directions too.
> 
> for a connectivity test, each node should be able to ping the other.
> i.e. desktop can ping 192.168.5.6 and laptop can ping 192.168.5.1.

As I mentioned, I cannot ping either openvpn address,
though I can ping my desktop alfred (in Ireland) 
from my laptop martha (in Italy);
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[tim martha ~]$ route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use
Iface
192.168.5.5     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.255 UH    0      0        0 tun0
192.168.5.0     192.168.5.5     255.255.255.0   UG    0      0        0 tun0
192.168.1.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U     0      0        0 eth0
169.254.0.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.0.0     U     0      0        0 eth0
0.0.0.0         192.168.1.1     0.0.0.0         UG    0      0        0 eth0
[tim martha ~]$ ping -v -c2 192.168.5.1
PING 192.168.5.1 (192.168.5.1) 56(84) bytes of data.
>From 192.168.5.1 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
>From 192.168.5.1 icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
[tim martha ~]$ ping -v -c2 www.gayleard.com
PING www.gayleard.com (86.43.71.228) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 86.43.71.228: icmp_seq=1 ttl=240 time=105 ms
64 bytes from 86.43.71.228: icmp_seq=2 ttl=240 time=106 ms
---------------------------------
[tim alfred ~]$ route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use
Iface
192.168.5.2     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.255 UH    0      0        0 tun0
192.168.5.0     192.168.5.2     255.255.255.0   UG    0      0        0 tun0
192.168.3.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U     0      0        0 eth2
192.168.2.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U     0      0        0 eth1
192.168.1.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U     0      0        0 eth0
169.254.0.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.0.0     U     0      0        0 eth2
0.0.0.0         192.168.1.254   0.0.0.0         UG    0      0        0 eth0
[tim alfred ~]$ ping -v -c2 87.6.120.53
PING 87.6.120.53 (87.6.120.53) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 87.6.120.53: icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=114 ms
64 bytes from 87.6.120.53: icmp_seq=2 ttl=49 time=104 ms
[tim alfred ~]$ ping -v -c2 192.168.5.6
PING 192.168.5.6 (192.168.5.6) 56(84) bytes of data.
>From 192.168.5.1 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
>From 192.168.5.1 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
---------------------------------

Any illumination gratefully received.


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