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Re: OpenVPN setup woes

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 10:14:16AM -0700, peasthope@shaw.ca wrote:
> Tony,
> From:	Tony van der Hoff <tony@vanderhoff.org>
> Date:	Sun, 18 Nov 2012 12:01:13 +0000
> > I'm trying, without much success so far, to set up an OpenVPN server on
> > my Squeeze VPS.
> Here OpenVPN works with static key encryption.  These notes might help.
> http://carnot.pathology.ubc.ca/NetworksPage.html

That returns:
The requested URL /NetworksPage.html was not found on this server.

> By the way, this excerpt from the openvpn.man might 
> be pertinent.
> "       --tls-server
>               Enable  TLS  and  assume server role during TLS handshake.  Note
>               that OpenVPN is designed as  a  peer-to-peer  application.   The
>               designation of client or server is only for the purpose of nego-
>               tiating the TLS control channel."

I believe OP's problem was due to the shorewall firewall dropping the
connection attempts. How is your post related to this problem?

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