[ALUG] openvpn - beginners guide wanted

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Mon Dec 13 13:08:07 GMT 2010


On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 09:42:16AM +0000, Chris G wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 09:36:21PM -0000, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
> > On Sat, December 11, 2010 20:47, Chris G wrote:
> > > My basic need is to have the eeePC out in Belgium start up the
> > > connection but then to be able to access that eeePC from the server at
> > > home.   I've looked at the documentation at openvpn.net but it's a bit
> > > overwhelming.   Any ideas or reecommendations for 'gentler' ways in
> > > would be very welcome.
> > 
> > My HOWTO should get you going:
> > 
> > http://hinterlands.org/wiki/index.php/OpenVPNQuickstart
> > 
> Thanks, that's just what I need.  :-)
> 
However (!) can I ask a further question or three.....

Having done what it says in the above HowTo what happens next?  I.e.
what does the VPN actually provide?

When the VPN is up and running and I want to access things on the
*client* from the server what do I actually have to do?

-- 
Chris Green



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