[Shorewall-users] Problem with openvpn tunnel

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Mon Sep 13 06:48:14 PDT 2004


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Peter Lindeman wrote:
| Hello,
|
| I have the following situation :
|
| Server with 2 nics
|
| 1 nics connected to the internet, 1 connected to the LAN
|
| I have OpenVPN running on the system and the following setting in the
| tunnels file :
|
| ===================================
|
| openvpn:2000    net    62.58.0.226
| openvpn:2001    net    62.58.0.226
| openvpn:2002    net    62.58.0.226
|
| ===================================
|
| All tunnels ran for weeks without any problem whatsoever.
|
| Now I need to change the IP of the tunnelend of the second tunnel. After
| changing this ip and restarting shorewall (shorewall restart) the tunnel
| will not come up and seems to be blocked by the firewall.
|
| When I do a 'shorewall clear' then restart OpenVPN let the tunnel come
| up once, and then start shorewall again it is possible to open the
| tunnel while shorewall started.
|
| What can I do to find out what is causing this problem?

Look at your log.

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