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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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An external DHCP server

In this recipe, we will configure a bridged OpenVPN server so that it uses an external DHCP server to assign addresses to the OpenVPN clients to further increase the integration of remote clients with the clients already present on the server-side LAN.

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 computer was running CentOS 6 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.10. The client was running Windows 7 64 bit and OpenVPN 2.3.10. For this client, keep the client configuration file example3-2-client2.ovpn ...

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