OpenVPN connects with no warnings but cannot ping

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http://serverfault.com – The server and client can ping themselves but not each other. I have OpenVPN running on Windows 2008 Server and Windows 7. The computers connect just fine, the server gets with a gateway of and the client gets with a gateway of It's in tunnel mode. The server and client are also on the same LAN at the moment. I don't know if this is connected, but during this problem, the server VPN network adapter was labeled Unidentified Network. I added mask to the routing table as per this answer. That fixed the server. The client is no (HowTos)