OpenVPN Client

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Sat Jul 25 16:53:13 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009, Leonardo M. Ram? wrote:

>Hi, I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server in my office. To do this, I
>installed "OpenVPN 2.0.6 i386-portbld-freebsd7.2 [SSL] [LZO]" from ports,
>and looking at different tutorials I found it needs a config file in
>/usr/local/etc/openvpn/openvpn.conf. The problem here, is that our server
>provides an "client.ovpn" file containing all the connection params needed
>by a client, in fact, we connect windows machines just by installing
>"OpenVPN_Installer.exe", it configures a TAP device and a client that reads
>the client.ovpn file.

You can probably just ``mv client.ovpn client.conf'' and use that
(along with the other files provided with keys, etc.).  The
Tunnelblick OpenVPN client I use on my Macs recognizes either.

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