Routing to a network behind a node

Steven Honson steven at
Sat Sep 8 12:23:50 CEST 2018


Have you added to the AllowedIPs entry for the Peer on

Are you able to share your WireGuard configuration?


> On 8 Sep 2018, at 7:06 pm, M. Dietrich <mdt at> wrote:
> Hi,
> i have setup a wg vpn with several nodes, lets say in a
> network one of the boxes (ip in
> that network has an interface to a different network with
> additional boxes, lets say i would like to
> reach the boxes in that network directly so i established a
> route on another node in the wg network ( like
> this:
> 	ip route add via
> but once i ping i get the error
> 	From icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
> 	ping: sendmsg: Required key not available
> it seems the package reaches wireguard but wireguard doesnt
> know the "via" and tells it has no key to route to
> which is fine. but why doesn wg honour the via and send it to
> the router
> i think its more or less whats done if you route all your
> traffic through wg so i assume i do a terrible stupid mistake
> (i am no network or kernel routing expert which may be an
> excuse), can someone help?
> best regards,
> M. Dietrich
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