Destination unreachable, and routing using openvpn

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Destination unreachable, and routing using openvpn

Post by kung_fu_mike » Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:29 pm

I am attempting to use openvpn to connecto a Watchguard Firebox firewall. The details of which are here: ... opup=false

Long story short, you unzip the package and extract both the client cert as well as the openvpn configuration file. Upon connecting, I attempt to connection to any resource on the local network and I get: DESTINATION HOST UNREACHABLE. I see that this is a somewhat common problem, but I am hoping someone can help me to understand it just a bit better. What is the log output I should be looking for and so on.

Here is the output to the screen that displays after I: sudo openvpn --config client.ovpn

Any help so I can understand this better would be awesome. I am really trying to get better at ops and system administration.

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Re: Destination unreachable, and routing using openvpn

Post by janjust » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:01 pm

the client side config file would be helpful; there's at least one error: the client config uses
dev tap
but it should use

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dev tun
in order to get rid of this message:
Fri Mar 2 10:28:02 2012 WARNING: 'dev-type' is used inconsistently, local='dev-type tap', remote='dev-type tun'

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Re: Destination unreachable, and routing using openvpn

Post by maikcat » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:49 am

watchguard has a very good support,

did you contacted them about your problem?

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