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Modern Empty nat table at the “server”, absent nameserver and HTTP proxy services… all shows us that no effort was made to setup the machine running OpenVPN as a VPN–Internet gateway.


*Modern users are accustomed to use “VPN” as a kind of magic spell, without an intrinsic sense. But it stands for Virtual Private Network.

Here Here we see a functioning Virtual Private Network, but without a reasonable setup of its member hosts. VPN clients can ping distant VPN server, and possibly each other – we see their private network functioning.

No No DNS? Because there is no nameserver in the private network. No Internet access? Again, private networks are about privacy, not about Internet access. One can setup one member of a VPN to act as a gateway, but it’s a different concept – an Internet gateway, in a virtual or a real network. Empty* nat table at the “server”, absent nameserver and HTTP proxy services… all shows us that no effort was made to setup the machine running OpenVPN as a VPN–Internet gateway.

Modern users are accustomed to use “VPN” as a kind of magic spell, without an intrinsic sense. But it stands for Virtual Private Network.

Here we see a functioning Virtual Private Network, but without a reasonable setup of its member hosts. VPN clients can ping distant VPN server, and possibly each other – we see their private network functioning.

No DNS? Because there is no nameserver in the private network. No Internet access? Again, private networks are about privacy, not about Internet access. One can setup one member of a VPN to act as a gateway, but it’s a different concept – an Internet gateway, in a virtual or a real network. Empty nat table at the “server”, absent nameserver and HTTP proxy services… all shows us that no effort was made to setup the machine running OpenVPN as a VPN–Internet gateway.

Empty nat table at the “server”, absent nameserver and HTTP proxy services… all shows us that no effort was made to setup the machine running OpenVPN as a VPN–Internet gateway.


*Modern users are accustomed to use “VPN” as a kind of magic spell, without an intrinsic sense. But it stands for Virtual Private Network. Here we see a functioning Virtual Private Network, but without a reasonable setup of its member hosts. VPN clients can ping distant VPN server, and possibly each other – we see their private network functioning. No DNS? Because there is no nameserver in the private network. No Internet access? Again, private networks are about privacy, not about Internet access. One can setup one member of a VPN to act as a gateway, but it’s a different concept – an Internet gateway, in a virtual or a real network.*

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Modern users are accustomed to use “VPN” as a kind of magic spell, without an intrinsic sense. But it stands for Virtual Private Network.

Here we see a functioning Virtual Private Network, but without a reasonable setup of its member hosts. VPN clients can ping distant VPN server, and possibly each other – we see their private network functioning.

No DNS? Because there is no nameserver in the private network. No Internet access? Again, private networks are about privacy, not about Internet access. One can setup one member of a VPN to act as a gateway, but it’s a different concept – an Internet gateway, in a virtual or a real network. Empty nat table at the “server”, absent nameserver and HTTP proxy services… all shows us that no effort was made to setup the machine running OpenVPN as a VPN–Internet gateway.