Tinc VPN 1.1pre15 on Windows
with windows client (repeat client step to add more clients)

Firewall open firewall port 655 on your router

Install Tinc VPN

Download & Install Tinc 1.1pre14

Configure master node (master)

Ctrl + R then C:\Program Files\tinc & Enter
Click on File > Open Command Prompt as Administrator

  • tinc -n vpn init master
  • tinc -n vpn add subnet 20.0.0.1
  • tinc -n vpn add address=public.domain-or-ip

setup ethernet interface

  • cd tap-win64
  • addtap.bat
  • cd ..
  • netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces locate the one thats disconnected probably Ethernet 2
  • netsh interface set interface name = "Ethernet 2" newname = "tinc"
  • netsh interface ip set address "tinc" static 20.0.0.1 255.255.255.0
  • netsh interface ipv4 show config now you should have a tinc interface with ip/subnet

Configure client node (client1)

if you want to add more clients, change name and ip

Download & Install Tinc 1.1pre15

Ctrl + R then C:\Program Files\tinc & Enter
Click on File > Open Command Prompt as Administrator

  • tinc -n vpn init client1
  • tinc -n vpn add connectto master
  • tinc -n vpn add subnet 20.0.0.2

setup ethernet interface

  • cd tap-win64
  • addtap.bat
  • cd ..
  • netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces locate the one thats disconnected probably Ethernet 2
  • netsh interface set interface name = "Ethernet 2" newname = "tinc"
  • netsh interface ip set address "tinc" static 20.0.0.2 255.255.255.0

copy the files/keys

  • on client1 machine, copy the vpn/hosts/client1 file to yourvpn/hosts folder on your master machine
  • on master machine, copy the vpn/hosts/master file to your vpn/hosts folder on your client1 machine

test it with

Router

  • tincd -n vpn -D -d3
  • ping 20.0.0.2 (after both is up!)
  • issues, disable your firewall, open port 655..

Client1

  • tincd -n vpn -D -d3
  • ping 20.0.0.1 (after both is up!)
  • issues, disable your firewall, open port 655..

Run as daemon (on both router and client)

Router:
tincd -n vpn

Client
tincd -n vpn

Tips

  • ping 20.0.0.1 from client1
  • ping 20.0.0.2 from master
  • try opening windows share \\20.0.0.1 from client1
  • try opening windows share \\20.0.0.2 from master
  • try remote desktop, ftp, etc to check if it works

sparklabs has a way better windows openvpn client, check it out at their site

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