Ok firstly, I apologise for my "noob-ness".
our "business" network consists of two win 7 boxes, one of which runs VMWare.
OpenVPN is running as a VMApplicance.
VMWare box ip is 192.168.1.1
workstation ip box is 192.168.1.2
Gateway ip is 192.168.1.254
OpenVPN box is 192.168.1.253
IP range assigned to VPN clients is 10.8.0.0/24
The remote machine (XP Pro/SP3) connects to the OVPN box and is granted an ip. This client has access to the network - is able to browse shares etc. however, the client box is invisible to the Windows 7 workstation (192.168.1.2) Ping's time out as do RDP connections.
I assume it has something to do with routing/NAT, but I cannot fathom what.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.