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OpenVPN how to get connected




Firstly install OpenVPN from control panel in our manager under addons tab.

 

Windows, iOS, Android

1.
Windows, download and install the OpenVPN Connect app from here https://openvpn.net/client/client-connect-vpn-for-windows

iOS, install the OpenVPN Connect app from App Store or from here https://apps.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect-openvpn-app/id590379981

Android, install the OpenVPN Connect app from Google Play Store or from here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.openvpn.openvpn&pli=1

2. Download the OpenVPN configuration file, go to your service details page and at the bottom of the page you can find the "DOWNLOAD VPN FILES" button, click on it and download it. Then extract the vpn.zip archive downloaded, you will find the openvpn.ovpn file there.

 

3. Start the OpenVPN Connect app and import the openvpn.ovpn file extracted, like on the screens below.


 

 

 

 

You can verify if OpenVPN works properly by checking your IP address on myip.com website. You should get your server IP address.

 

 

 

Mac OS

 

1. Download and install a stable version of Tunnelblick here Tunnelblick download .

 

2. Download the OpenVPN configuration file, go to your service details page and at the bottom of the page you can find the "DOWNLOAD VPN FILES" button, click on it and download it. Then extract the vpn.zip archivedownloaded, you will find the openvpn.ovpn file there.

 

3. Right click on the extracted openvpn.ovpn file and open it with Tunnelblick.

 

4. To get connected with VPN, right click on the bar where you can see the icon of Tunnelblick and choose the config installed before.

 

 

 

You can verify if OpenVPN works properly by checking your IP address on myip.com website. You should get your server IP address.

 

 

 

Linux

 

We will use Ubuntu installation as an example but it will be similar on any other distribution.

1. Open the terminal and install the packages required:

sudo apt install openvpn

2. Download the OpenVPN configuration file, go to your service details page and at the bottom of the page you can find the "DOWNLOAD VPN FILES" button, click on it and download it.

3. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded it and extract the vpn.zip archive downloaded, you will find the openvpn.ovpn file there. In our example it will be the Downloads folder:

cd ~/Downloads 
unzip vpn.zip

4. Go to the extracted vpn folder and start OpenVPN with the openvpn.ovpn config file:

cd ~/Downloads/unzip

 

When you see "Initialization Sequence Completed", you are connected with OpenVPN. You can verify if OpenVPN works properly by checking your IP address on myip.com website. You should get your server IP address.

 

To stop connection use CTR-C.

 


Troubleshooting OpenVPN

If you are getting any errors, please firstly try to reinstall OpenVPN from control panel in our manager (not on your local device) and import new config file to your OpenVPN client. Please note that you need to remove the old imported config and then import a new one. If there is still a problem after reinstallation, please open a support ticket and provide your client logs.

 



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