Recommended OpenVPN Setup

Joel Finlinson joel at
Wed Jan 20 22:00:29 MST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 9:30 PM, Dave Smith <dave at> wrote:

> I am the de facto sysadmin at my company of 6 people. We have several
> Windows users who want to be able to access our office network from home
> (Samba server, Subversion repository, some web apps, etc). I tried the
> Linksys RV042 with their pile-of-steaming-junk QuickVPN client, and it
> failed miserably. It killed our bandwidth and QuickVPN doesn't work on
> Windows 7 64-bit.
> So I want to install OpenVPN on one of our Suse boxes, forward the
> necessary traffic to it through our Comcast cable modem, and be happy.
> Has anyone set this up with Windows clients? Care to share what you did?
> Did you use the OpenVPN windows GUI, or Windows' built-in client? What
> tutorial did you follow to setup the server?
> Thanks in advance.
> --Dave

This presentation ( ) from Jeremy
Willden <> might have something that would
be useful.

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