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A little Cranky, Need Help With OpenVPN, Raspberry pi


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So I really need help, I though I had everything squared up and ready but I tried to connected externally this afternoon and found a large hole in my plan (a little cranky) . I have everything working great but external access to my OpenVPN server. For more information please read the below link 

https://forums.hak5.org/index.php?/topi ... vpn-build/

Long story short I need to access my server from outside the network. The setup is my open VPN server on a raspberry pi running raspbian which is on local ip and I run all of its traffic through another raspberry pi configured as a gateway with the ip of then out to the Internet. Everything is working great internally I just need to know what I have to do to access it external. The default gateway for the gateway pi is
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I have done that, that's how I had it working external before I changed the gateway to run it through the second vpn. But I believe there is an issue with port forward the server because the gateway is on another server again so the traffic passes through another server, another gateway (the one I changed it to) , a different port and then finally to the PiVPN server. So the port can't be forwarded to the PiVPN server as that's no technical where the traffic is. I need a way to have the client respond back through the current gateway then to the PiVPN server.  Or for some bright spark to come up with an idea I haven't though of. Loads of smart minds on this forum. 

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I have a feeling I need to do something like this. 

# Create an alternate routing table
echo "1 NOVPN" >> /etc/iproute2/rt_tables

# Create the routes for this table
# Actually, you just want to set the default gateway
ip route add default via dev eth0 table NOVPN

# Check results with
ip route show table NOVPN

# Now tell the kernel that this routing table should be used when 
# a packet waiting to be routed has a specific "mark"
ip rule add from all fwmark 0x1 lookup NOVPN

# Then mark all the required packets with the same mark use above
iptables -t mangle -I OUTPUT -p tcp --sport 22 -j MARK --set-mark 1 
iptables -t mangle -I OUTPUT -p tcp --sport 80 -j MARK --set-mark 1 

Does this look like something I need to try? Don't what to start Messing with ip tables if it is unnecessary.

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Yeah mate that's it, the only other thing is there is another computer on my LAN between the openvpn server and the Nord server as a Nord client. Sorry if I didn't explain myself to well. 

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Ok. So this is great I'm currently at work but when I get home I will try out those commands and see if the ip tables can fix my issue thanks so much mate. This has been bugging be for 3 days now and I'm scratching my head. 


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Hate to say ip tables didn't help :( I tried the above. 


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