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Old 12-30-2004, 11:55 AM   #1
Homer Glemkin
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Question OpenVPN and non static ip


Trying to set up the .conf file for openvpn at home as a server, and was wondering if it matters that I have a non-static ip?
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:26 AM   #2
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openvpn works great with hosts that have a dynamic ip.
you only need to make sure that you create a hostname for your 'server'.

have a look at http://www.dyndns.org/

and make sure you use (on the client side) the resolv-retry parameter..

example:
resolv-retry 2592000 # 1 month

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