Give one LAN device remote VPN access



  • I have a device that doesn't have proxy/vpn capabilities, it can only get a DHCP IP and nothing more. I need that device to use a remote VPN network for its networking without disrupting anything else on the LAN.

    I know the whole firewall could use a remote VPN but I don't know if it can be set up to do it for one LAN client device only.
    I suppose I could set up a little firewall that the device could use and that firewall could be VPN connected to something remote but I was wondering if there is any way of doing this without needing another machine.


  • Netgate Administrator

    Sure. You can setup an OpenVPN connection and then policy route only one client across that. You would just need to make sure that client used a fixed dhcp lease so it always had the same IP.

    Steve



  • Perfect, thanks for the info. I'll look around online for more details


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