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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Complete site-to-site setup

In this recipe, we set up a complete site-to-site network, using most of the built-in security features that OpenVPN offers. It is intended as a "one-stop-shop" example of how to set up a point-to-point network.

Getting ready

Install OpenVPN 2.3.9 or higher on two computers. Make sure the computers are connected over a network. For this recipe, the server computer was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.9 and the client was running Fedora 22 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.10. We'll use the secret.key file from the OpenVPN secret keys recipe here.

We will use the following network layout:

Getting ready

Make sure routing (IP forwarding) is configured ...

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