OpenVPN configuration file for OpenVPN clients

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bitbull
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OpenVPN configuration file for OpenVPN clients

Post by bitbull » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:24 am

Hello. I have setup 3 VPN servers using SoftetherVPN. The last one setup yesterday gives me no certificate in the Sample Configuration File for OpneVPN Clients. What am I doing wrong? The other 2 servers give me complete functional Sample Config files. Thanks.


###############################################################################
# OpenVPN 2.0 Sample Configuration File
# for PacketiX VPN / SoftEther VPN Server
#
# !!! AUTO-GENERATED BY SOFTETHER VPN SERVER MANAGEMENT TOOL !!!
#
# !!! YOU HAVE TO REVIEW IT BEFORE USE AND MODIFY IT AS NECESSARY !!!
#
# This configuration file is auto-generated. You might use this config file
# in order to connect to the PacketiX VPN / SoftEther VPN Server.
# However, before you try it, you should review the descriptions of the file
# to determine the necessity to modify to suitable for your real environment.
# If necessary, you have to modify a little adequately on the file.
# For example, the IP address or the hostname as a destination VPN Server
# should be confirmed.
#
# Note that to use OpenVPN 2.0, you have to put the certification file of
# the destination VPN Server on the OpenVPN Client computer when you use this
# config file. Please refer the below descriptions carefully.


###############################################################################
# Specify the type of the layer of the VPN connection.
#
# To connect to the VPN Server as a "Remote-Access VPN Client PC",
# specify 'dev tun'. (Layer-3 IP Routing Mode)
#
# To connect to the VPN Server as a bridging equipment of "Site-to-Site VPN",
# specify 'dev tap'. (Layer-2 Ethernet Bridgine Mode)

dev tun


###############################################################################
# Specify the underlying protocol beyond the Internet.
# Note that this setting must be correspond with the listening setting on
# the VPN Server.
#
# Specify either 'proto tcp' or 'proto udp'.

proto udp


###############################################################################
# The destination hostname / IP address, and port number of
# the target VPN Server.
#
# You have to specify as 'remote <HOSTNAME> <PORT>'. You can also
# specify the IP address instead of the hostname.
#
# Note that the auto-generated below hostname are a "auto-detected
# IP address" of the VPN Server. You have to confirm the correctness
# beforehand.
#
# When you want to connect to the VPN Server by using TCP protocol,
# the port number of the destination TCP port should be same as one of
# the available TCP listeners on the VPN Server.
#
# When you use UDP protocol, the port number must same as the configuration
# setting of "OpenVPN Server Compatible Function" on the VPN Server.

# Note: The below hostname is came from the Dynamic DNS Client function
# which is running on the VPN Server. If you don't want to use
# the Dynamic DNS hostname, replace it to either IP address or
# other domain's hostname.

remote xxx 1194


###############################################################################
# The HTTP/HTTPS proxy setting.
#
# Only if you have to use the Internet via a proxy, uncomment the below
# two lines and specify the proxy address and the port number.
# In the case of using proxy-authentication, refer the OpenVPN manual.

;http-proxy-retry
;http-proxy [proxy server] [proxy port]


###############################################################################
# The encryption and authentication algorithm.
#
# Default setting is good. Modify it as you prefer.
# When you specify an unsupported algorithm, the error will occur.
#
# The supported algorithms are as follows:
# cipher: [NULL-CIPHER] NULL AES-128-CBC AES-192-CBC AES-256-CBC BF-CBC
# CAST-CBC CAST5-CBC DES-CBC DES-EDE-CBC DES-EDE3-CBC DESX-CBC
# RC2-40-CBC RC2-64-CBC RC2-CBC CAMELLIA-128-CBC CAMELLIA-192-CBC CAMELLIA-256-CBC
# auth: SHA SHA1 SHA256 SHA384 SHA512 MD5 MD4 RMD160

cipher AES-128-CBC
auth SHA1


###############################################################################
# Other parameters necessary to connect to the VPN Server.
#
# It is not recommended to modify it unless you have a particular need.

resolv-retry infinite
nobind
persist-key
persist-tun
client
verb 3

###############################################################################
# Authentication with credentials.
#
# Comment the line out in case you want to use the certificate authentication.

auth-user-pass



###############################################################################
# Client certificate and key.
#
# A pair of client certificate and private key is required in case you want to
# use the certificate authentication.
#
# To enable it, uncomment the lines below.
# Paste your certificate in the <cert> block and the key in the <key> one.

;<cert>
;-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
;
;-----END CERTIFICATE-----
;</cert>

;<key>
;-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
;
;-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
;</key>

bitbull
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Re: OpenVPN configuration file for OpenVPN clients

Post by bitbull » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:29 pm

Really!? Nobody knows anything about this?

WideOpen
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Joined: Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:22 pm

Re: OpenVPN configuration file for OpenVPN clients

Post by WideOpen » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:26 pm

Just noticed this after installing it today.
Previous server I installed a year ago included the cert details.

Are you previous 2 servers the same version as the latest?
Perhaps there's been a change in the code

thk
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:14 pm

Re: OpenVPN configuration file for OpenVPN clients

Post by thk » Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:34 pm

same here:
no cert in ovpn-config file - gernerator in version v4.30 seems to be broken...
works in older version v4.29
(both tested on macosx 64bit)

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