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My OpenVPN client ping is unable to reach the LAN subnet (192.168.1.0) on the VPN server side. When I used Wireshark to observe, I realized the ping packets did reach the host on the LAN subnet, and it replied. However, my VPN server did not receive it. I even went to the extend of disabling any single firewall I could disable!

So I assume this problem should related to the static routing table on the router, I went in to double confirm the routing info. Dest IP: 10.8.0.0 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Server IP: 192.168.1.200

Is there a fault with my router? Or I may have missed out setting something else?

OpenVPN configurations Server: Win XP with firewall disabled, IP forwarding enabled by editing registry Server IP: 192.168.1.200 VPN subnet: 10.8.0.0/24 LAN subnet: 192.168.1.1/24

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Is that router also the default gateway for your network? –  wolfgangsz Jun 21 '11 at 9:50
    
@wolfgangsz yes it is the gateway for my network. I also realized although I cannot get a ping replies from the machine in the LAN, I'm able to establish FTPs or VNC connections. –  tom Jun 21 '11 at 11:30
    
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