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In terms of providing remote access (ingress), there are arguments favoring both approaches, but I recommend the internal server with port-forwarding. This has a couple advantages: The software can be upgraded/updated on a more timely basis (in general) Additional firewalling can be applied to the traffic as needed to more strictly confine the traffic ...


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Your VPN is TAP, assuming that OpenVPN is the underlying tech, then this means you have a layer2 VPN. That means you have things setup as if they were all physically connected to the same switch. If you don't want a layer2 network, don't use TAP.


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OpenVPN requires that one system is configured as the server and the other is configured as the client. Clients connect to the server. So you would have the server instance running on your production server with the static IP, and the client instance running on your home server with the dynamic IP. Your client's IP doesn't matter as it will initiate the ...


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An OpenVPN connection when at least one between client and server does not have a static IP address presents the following problem: if either one changes address during the course of the connection, this will be dropped. There is however a standard way (see this OpenVPN official wiki page) to prompt automatically client and/or server to force a ...


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You have incorrectly partitioned your routes thru your two routing tables. The following routes, appearing in the main table, belong to the vpn table: 0.0.0.0/1 via 10.197.1.5 dev tun0 128.0.0.0/1 via 10.197.1.5 dev tun0 10.197.1.1 via 10.197.1.5 dev tun0 10.197.1.5 dev tun0 proto kernel scope link src 10.197.1.6 209.95.50.86 via 192.168.1.1 dev ...


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You can find the Downloads on the page you linked. I have circled them in red just in case you can still not see them.


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For Windows 32bit: http://swupdate.openvpn.org/community/releases/openvpn-install-2.3.10-I002-i686.exe For Windows 64bit: http://swupdate.openvpn.org/community/releases/openvpn-install-2.3.10-I002-x86_64.exe



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