Limit User to Specific IP Addresses on Server LAN

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Limit User to Specific IP Addresses on Server LAN

Post by forsberg94 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:27 am

Hi all,

I am learning the OpenVPN Access Server and have successfully set it up.

I have created a few different users and one of these users is loaded directly onto my DD-WRT router. This means that anything that connects to this router will be accessing the Internet through the VPN tunnel into my Server LAN.

Since this could pose a security concern due to anyone that plugs in an ethernet cord into this router has access to my VPN servers, I want to limit this specific user to only be able to access the following IP Addresses available in my VPN Server LAN:

In the Web User Interface Admin Page:
Under 'User Permissions' the settings for this user include an 'Access Control' section, which I have the following:

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Select Addressing Method:   Use NAT (checked)
Allow Access to these Networks:
Allow Access From:    all server-side private subnets (checked)
Allow Access From:    all other VPN clients (checked)

This isn't working due to "Allow Access to these Networks" wants a subnet. But if I give it a, this user will have access to the entire subnet (, which I dont want. I want whoever is connected to the DD-WRT router to only be able to access those 3 ip addresses. Other users should still be able to access whatever I define as their accessible subnets (so this has to be on a user basis).

Thank you so for the help!

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Re: Limit User to Specific IP Addresses on Server LAN

Post by janjust » Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:06 am

Hi, this is the wrong forum to ask - this forum is only for the community (open source) edition of OpenVPN, not the commercial (Access Server) edition. for more details, read topic7036.html

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