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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Simple configuration - non-bridged

This recipe will demonstrate how to set up a TAP-based connection in client or server mode using certificates. It also uses masquerading to allow the OpenVPN clients to reach all the machines behind the OpenVPN server. The advantage of masquerading is that with it, no special routes are needed on the server LAN. Masquerading for OpenVPN servers is available only on the Linux and UNIX variants. This recipe is similar to the Server-side routing recipe from the previous chapter.

Getting ready

Set up the client and server certificates using the first recipe from Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks. For this recipe, both the server computer and the client computer were running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.10. ...

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