--port-share on Windows Server

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--port-share on Windows Server

Post by graufl » Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:56 pm

I tried to setup a port sharing by specifying the following parameter in the config file
port-share <hostname> 443

Which resulted in the following log line
Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in server.ovpn:306: port-share (2.1.3)

Tried it with the version 2.1.3 under Windows 2000 downloaded today (10th Sept 2010)

Is this feature not supported for windows hosts?


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Re: --port-share on Windows Server

Post by krzee » Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:34 am

from the man page:

--port-share host port
When run in TCP server mode, share the OpenVPN port with another application, such as an HTTPS server. If OpenVPN senses a connection to its port which is using a non-OpenVPN protocol, it will proxy the connection to the server at host:port. Currently only designed to work with HTTP/HTTPS, though it would be theoretically possible to extend to other protocols such as ssh.
Not implemented on Windows.

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