[Openswan Users] Reverse connection back from vpn server to roadwarriors

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Tue Mar 1 22:45:23 CET 2005

Colin Johnston wrote:

> Whilst doing security thoughts/checks for vpn road warriors I noticed a
> problem someone might has resolved.
> I want to run smbclient on the vpn server against the road warrior once
> connected to openswan ipsec/l2tp server.
> Unfortunately this does not work.
> However a internal host can ping/smbclient against the road warrior vpn
> connection.

Works for me. I can ping the Windows 2000 client on its PPP assigned
IP address and smbclient also works. I used 'smbclient -L netbiosname
-I address' but I have no reason to believe it won't work with WINS or
DNS either.

Jacco de Leeuw                         mailto:jacco2 at dds.nl
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