Adding More Than 254 Clients  to Openvpn Server

Posted on 2006-06-21
Last Modified: 2010-04-12

I have an openvpn server (openvpn-2.0.7-1) installed on Fedora core 4 in my office. In my server.conf file , I've given


  so that  server will take  and the rest wil be distributed to clients.But how can I add more than 254 clients. ie , when the address reaches , how can I add the next client ?

Question by:jomygm
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Rob Williams earned 500 total points
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I am not familiar with OpenVPN but using with a subnet mask of defines your IP range as to By changing the subnet mask from to it will redefine your IP range to to allowing over 500 IP's, by default. Keep in mind doing so requires changing the subnet mask on all devices in the subnet; servers, printers, workstations and clients.

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That's true. I didn't think of subnetting. I accept your answer. I've another post regarding accessing openvpn clients through ports .Try if you can answer it.

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Thanks jomygm,

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