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How to get OpenVPN to work on Vista

2007-12-06 11:59:48

I had to get an OpenVPN install working on my boss's Vista PC. I know, I know, but I can't convince him to get a Mac and run Parallels.

It mostly worked, in that the client connected to our gateway server, but traffic wouldn't go between his machine and our LAN. Then I found this article, which boiled down these steps:

Add to your .ovpn file the following two lines:

route-method exe route-delay 2

Then reconnect, and everything works.