I can connect to the firewall but cannot get to the lan. The lan can ping the interface of the open vpn gateway. My workstation cannot ping the interface of the openvpn gateway. I tried setting a route on my workstation but no change. I have tried both UDP and TCP connections and have added explicit rules to the LAN interface.
The "server-side" of OpenVPN creates a virtual network interface on that end, usually
However, if nothing on the "server-side" is telling that system to forward packets coming in from
If you are the one operating OpenVPN on the "server-side," you need to look into setting up basic routing, first by
Again, all this must be done on the "server-side." You can't do anything on your end, the "client" end.