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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Troubleshooting bridging issues

In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to troubleshoot a common issue related to bridging. OpenVPN bridging can be tricky to configure, as the warning and error messages can be confusing. In this recipe, we will make one of the common misconfigurations and then show how to troubleshoot it.

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 2.3.11, and the client was running Fedora 22 Linux and OpenVPN 2.3.11. Keep the scripts, example3-3-bridge-start and example3-3-bridge-stop, from the Bridging - Linux recipe from Chapter 3Client-server Ethernet-style Networks ...

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