VPN Client MAC address assignment

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deb_user
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VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:12 pm

Hello,

I'm running the latest version of SoftEther VPN Server on Debian 8. I'm using my own DHCP Server (SecureNAT is completely disabled). Everything works fine. But i did not found a way to give a client a fixed IP address, because the VPN server does not give the same MAC address to the client, when the connectuon order of all clients changes. Why is this? Is it even possible to assign a fixed IP to a client with my external DHCP server?

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deb_user
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:53 pm

No one can help?

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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:57 pm

Is there no way to achieve this?

thisjun
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by thisjun » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:06 am

Please check property of virtual NIC.

deb_user
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:29 am

Where do i have to check that? On my router (DHCP Server)? My router is a pfSense box.

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thisjun
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by thisjun » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:15 am

Please check VPN client (not router).

deb_user
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:56 am

On the client side i'm using the Windows 10 built-in vpn client.

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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:59 am

What do you mean exactly?

thisjun
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by thisjun » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:47 am

L2TP client doesn't report own MAC address to the server.
So the MAC address is generated from session name.

deb_user
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Re: VPN Client MAC address assignment

Post by deb_user » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:32 pm

thisjun wrote:
> L2TP client doesn't report own MAC address to the server.
> So the MAC address is generated from session name.

Before i had a openswan Server, where it was possible to set fixed IP's to the usernames, so are you sure, there is no way to achieve this in SoftEther?

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