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OpenVPN
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OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon

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OpenVPN -- A Secure tunneling daemon

Copyright (C) 2002-2018 OpenVPN Inc. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.


To get the latest release of OpenVPN, go to:

https://openvpn.net/index.php/download/community-downloads.html

To Build and Install,

tar -zxf openvpn-.tar.gz
cd openvpn-
./configure
make
make install

or see the file INSTALL for more info.


For detailed information on OpenVPN, including examples, see the man page http://openvpn.net/man.html

For a sample VPN configuration, see http://openvpn.net/howto.html

To report an issue, see https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/report

For a description of OpenVPN's underlying protocol, see the file ssl.h included in the source distribution.


Other Files & Directories:

  • configure.ac -- script to rebuild our configure script and makefile.

  • sample/sample-scripts/verify-cn

A sample perl script which can be used with OpenVPN's --tls-verify option to provide a customized authentication test on embedded X509 certificate fields.

  • sample/sample-keys/

Sample RSA keys and certificates. DON'T USE THESE FILES FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN TESTING BECAUSE THEY ARE TOTALLY INSECURE.

  • sample/sample-config-files/

A collection of OpenVPN config files and scripts from the HOWTO at http://openvpn.net/howto.html


Note that easy-rsa and tap-windows are now maintained in their own subprojects. Their source code is available here:

https://github.com/OpenVPN/easy-rsa https://github.com/OpenVPN/tap-windows

The old cross-compilation environment (domake-win) and the Python-based buildsystem have been replaced with openvpn-build:

https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-build

See the INSTALL file for usage information.

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