Re: OpenVPN with DHCP

Am Sonntag, den 30.12.2007, 17:35 +0000 schrieb Jon Escombe:
> Christoph Brill wrote:
> > Was the question to complicated? Is noone interested in OpenVPN? Or is
> > everyone on holidays?
> > 
> > Am Donnerstag, den 27.12.2007, 11:52 +0100 schrieb Christoph Brill:
> >> Hi list,
> >>
> >> I'm trying to connect to a openvpn server. This server is set up to use
> >> the companies DHCP server (dnsmasq) to provide IPs to the VPN clients.
> >> >From what I understand (reading the error message of nm-applet)
> >> NetworkManager currently relies on using OpenVPNs internal "DHCP
> >> server". Is that true?
> >>
> On holiday seems likely ;)
> You are right, the NM code expects an IP address back directly from the 
> openvpn server. I couldn't comment on how difficult it would be to 
> provide an option to use DHCP instead...
> I guess it's not an option for you to exclude a pool of addresses from 
> the dnsmasq server and allocate them to openvpn?

Sadly it's not an option. We need this behaviour to get name resolution
in both directions; from the external net to the intranet and the other
way around (the last part is done using DHCP over VPN).

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