--- On Tue, 6/10/08, Nejc Škoberne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Actually I don't think you can do the same thing with a
> tunnel. You have
> to use a different IP addresses for the tunnel itself. Have
> you read the
> OpenVPN manual?
> > Yes, I did: 'tcpdump -i tun0'. Nothing shows
> up on the server, but on 
> > the client (OS X) I can see the pings being sent.
> This means that there is a problem with the OpenVPN
> connection. Can you show
> the tail of your logs on both sides?
> > proto tcp
> Why are you using TCP anyway?
> Bye,
> Nejc

Hi Andrew, Nejc, All

I just built my first FreeBSD 7.0 machine to test OpenVPN on it
It was a nice way to review/fix my OpenVPN page

I forgot to stress how important the sysctl setting is for 

The default is disabled (0) and I to could not connect beyond the OpenVPN 

I'm editing the page now to include something like this

Make sure IP Forwarding is enabled
Check it with
sysctl -a |grep net.inet.ip.f

Set it with
sysctl inet.inet.ip.forwarding=1
Alternatively set it by adding this to /etc/sysctl.conf

I hope this helps

Take care


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