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Re: [suse-security] openvpn & suse firewall
  • From: Graham Smith <gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 18:55:17 +1100
  • Message-id: <200503091855.17249.gqs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 07:40, Antonio Montani Jimenez wrote:
> ok, got a little problem. i (openvpn sevrer) directly
> connected to the internet, but i have a subnet under
> me. in order to get the tunnels workin, i have to run
> the script that comes with openvpn, and i
> have to knowck down the firewall (yast), but i lose
> connection to internet from my internal machines. if i
> activate the firewall (yast) then the tunnel doesnt
> work. anyone knows a sollution to get them both working?

Scrap the script and do it in the SuSEfirewall.
You will have to add your details to

I have added the following rules in SuSEfirewall2-custom

fw_custom_before_denyall() {
iptables -A INPUT -i tun+ -j ACCEPT
iptables -A FORWARD -i tun+ -j ACCEPT


Graham Smith

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