Tomato VPN and second billion router.

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by sockknitter, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. sockknitter

    sockknitter Networkin' Nut Member

    Hi Crew,

    I have been searching all over for an answer to this and i'm sure its simple but i'm a bit of a noob here. all the tutorials i follow seem to assume that there is only one router device involved. i have 2.

    So i'm using tomatoVPN on my Linksys WRT54G. as it is a wireless router but not an adsl modem, the WAN port is plugged into the BiPAC 5200S RC ADSL router.

    Everything is running nicely but i want to experiment with an openVPN set up. I have a dyndns and basically done everything that it says here...

    I got as far as getting the VPN running and i can connect to it with my Linux machine running networkmanager. it says it is successfully conected and ifconfig show me on but i cannot ping a single thing outside of the tomato router.

    # Use the following to have your client computer send all traffic through your router
    # (remote gateway)
    port 1194
    dev tun
    secret /home/tom/static.key
    proto udp
    redirect-gateway def1

    the wrt tomato is on
    the billion is connected to my dsl account at

    the only problem is that when i connect, I cannot get access to the internet. i'm sure i'm missing out on something simple, and i think there is something i need to set on the biillion router but what is it?

    do i need to bridge this or fiddle with the routing ? could someone give me a clue here. i'm learning here so any advice is useful. should i run the dyndns config on the wrt router or the billion?

    any help or clues appreciated,


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