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OpenVPN Cookbook - Second Edition by Jan Just Keijser

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Routing and permissions on Windows

In this recipe, we will focus on the common error experienced by the users when the VPN client machine is running Windows without full or elevated privileges. Under certain circumstances, the OpenVPN client can connect successfully but the routes that are pushed out by the remote server are not correctly set up. This recipe will focus on how to troubleshoot and correct this error.

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. The client was running Windows 7 64bit and OpenVPN 2.3.11. Keep the configuration file basic-udp-server.conf from the Server-side ...

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