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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Enabling client-to-client traffic

This recipe is a continuation of the previous recipe. It will demonstrate how to set up a TAP-based connection in client or server mode using certificates. Using the client-to-client directive, it will also enable different OpenVPN clients to contact each other. For TAP-based networks, this leads to some important side effects.

Getting ready

We use the following network layout:

Getting ready

Set up the client and server certificates using the first recipe from Chapter 2Client-server IP-only Networks.

For this recipe, the server was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.10; both clients were running Windows 7 64 bit and OpenVPN ...

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