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Old 05-27-2013, 05:34 AM   #1
tripialos
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confused with openvpn


I have already posted a different question regarding a problem i have with openvpn but i think i realized i am a bit confused.

I have a LAN which consist of one server (centos) that is running apache and openvpn server and another PBX-VoIP server. I have added a link with a brief sketch, demonstrating my LAN.


http://i.imgbox.com/aczI0yr6.jpeg


What i want to do, is, when i am outside from home, to be able to access my LAN`s services from internet using OpenVPN.

For example, when i connect with openvpn FROM INTERNET to my LAN, i want to be able to open firefox, enter 192.168.0.100 (LAN server IP ) and be able to view apache`s webpage.

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Does this involves Bridging or Routing the VPN subnet with my LAN subnet?

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Old 05-27-2013, 07:52 AM   #2
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After studying i found out that my problem is pretty common

Connecting to a vpn gateway and browsing is different from connecting and gaining resources from the lan.

To share LAN`s resources we must either bridge the VPN subnet with the LAN or route them.

This guides below helped me alot to solve my problem and learn a few stuff.


Accessing LAN Resources

Openvpn Bridging and Routing
 
  


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