Difference between revisions of "OpenVPN/Supporting "route-gateway dhcp" on non-Windows platforms"

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== Option 1: add a DHCP client to OpenVPN itself ==
 
== Option 1: add a DHCP client to OpenVPN itself ==
  
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=== Overview ===
  
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High-level overview of this solution.
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Benefits compared to current situation.
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* Simplifies package manager's job
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=== Concerns ===
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* Some distribution
  
 
== Option 2: let distribution maintainers handle DHCP integration ==
 
== Option 2: let distribution maintainers handle DHCP integration ==
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=== Overview ===
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High-level overview of this solution.
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=== Concerns ===
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=== Pros ===
 
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* Leverages non-OpenVPN community
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* ...
  
 
=== Cons ===
 
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=== What needs to be done ===
  
 
= References =
 
= References =
  
 
* openvpn-devel mailing list thread: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.network.openvpn.devel/3260/focus=3347
 
* openvpn-devel mailing list thread: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.network.openvpn.devel/3260/focus=3347

Revision as of 06:52, 12 March 2010

Rationale

  • Why should this feature be implemented?
    • What additional value would this feature provide to users?
    • What additional value does this feature provide to developers?
  • How many would benefit from this feature?

Alternatives

  • What can be done to circumvent lack of this feature?

Implementation options

Option 1: add a DHCP client to OpenVPN itself

Overview

High-level overview of this solution.

Benefits

Benefits compared to current situation.

  • Simplifies package manager's job

Concerns

  • Some distribution

Option 2: let distribution maintainers handle DHCP integration

Overview

High-level overview of this solution.

Concerns

Pros

  • Leverages non-OpenVPN community
  • ...

Cons

What needs to be done

References