strange routing behaviour with openvpn
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Apr 24 22:37:52 UTC 2009
On Apr 24, 2009, at 3:26 PM, Neo [GC] wrote:
> After my router gets a new IP, the openvpn client reconnects to the
> server and the tunnel is usable from FreeBSD at home to FreeBSD at external.
> But: I have one Vista and one OSX at home, both have static routes
> to the FreeBSD-box. They are able to use the tunnel, when the
> openvpn-client is freshly startet. After getting a new IP from my
> ISP, the tunnel is up (and - as I wrote - the FreeBSD is able to use
> it), but the two other boxes don't get routed through the tunnel,
> but the default gateway. When I restart the openvpn-client,
> everythink works again like it should.
Not enough info to tell, but, consider the output of "netstat -nr"
before and after the IP reassignment, and you'll probably notice a
routing table change which is causing your other LAN clients to send
traffic the wrong way....
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