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Old 02-14-2011, 02:55 AM   #1
sherwinaval
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Help: Configure OpenVPN and Internet Bridging in CentOS


Hello I am very new in Linux, though we have some servers running in Linux, I only have very basic understanding on how it works.

This question may have been asked so many times, and honestly I've tried so many tutorials and have read a lot of articles but it all didn't worked. I may be too stupid to have this done, or it is just the lack of knowledge.

Here it goes,

I have a VPS with a host which runs OpenVZ in LA. I want to create a VPN tunnel to the VPS and tunnel all my internet traffic to the VPS. Can somebody please help me out on the step-by-step?

I was once able to configure the VPS to run OpenVPN and my client pc was able to connect to it, but the internet connection is still thru with my local connection. Did it with a tutorial too.

I would also like to ask, The VPS has 512mb of RAM, I was wondering how many clients can it handle at the same time.

Thanks in advance for all the help.
 
Old 02-14-2011, 03:10 PM   #2
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Do you want all your internet traffic to route through the VPN? If so take a look at this link:

http://diaryproducts.net/about/opera...ay_vpn_windows
To summarize:
click "Connect or disconnnect...",
right-click the VPN connection,
click "Properties",
click the "Networking" tab
double-click "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)",
click the "Advanced..." button,
and there it is: "Use default gateway on remote network".

Re: How many VPN users can your VPS handle. This will depend on what the VPN users are doing, what the VPS is already going and what bandwidth is available to user and the VPS. How many users were you thinking?
 
Old 02-15-2011, 01:22 AM   #3
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This may help http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...l5_ch-vpn.html, given Centos is just a free version of RHEL
 
  


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