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    asus rt-ax88u vpn director not connected right after reboot

    I have the same problem except mine occurs after a period of uptime (no reboot required). Same symptom of OpenVPN client status showing connected but it's not connected. A simple stopping and restarting of the client restores the connection ... until the next timeout.
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    Novice Question on VLAN and VPN

    Hello again, After an afternoon of tinkering, I decided to simply flash the Asus router with the latest Merlin firmware and everything magically works :oops: From my limited understanding, it was probably down to some limitation of the stock firmware which ended up not NAT'ing the VLAN...
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    Novice Question on VLAN and VPN

    Hello again, I've added your suggested routes in my OpenVPN server config file, restarted the server and immediately got an IP conflict error message in my ASUS router OpenVPN client connection. I suspect this is due to the existing routes in my router which is necessary for my VLANs to access...
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    Novice Question on VLAN and VPN

    Yes, the L3 switch is a Cisco SG300 which routes all the VLANs behind it (i.e. 172.16.1.0/24 and 172.16.2.0/24) as you correctly mentioned. I do have access to it and tried to ping the remote NAS (both 10.8.0.1 and 192.168.88.3) from the switch (with all access control ACLs disabled) but to no...
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    Novice Question on VLAN and VPN

    Hi and thank you for your reply. I just ping-ed again using Network Tools from within the ASUS router and was successful in reaching both 192.168.88.3 and 10.8.0.1. PING 192.168.88.3 (192.168.88.3): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 192.168.88.3: seq=0 ttl=64 time=5.428 ms 64 bytes from...
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    Novice Question on VLAN and VPN

    Hi everyone, I am trying to get my computers within the various VLANs in my office to access a NAS on a remote site, as shown in the attached diagram. The office network is properly setup with all VLANs able to access the internet and ping each other. Currently, I have successfully established...
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