Recommended OpenVPN Setup
tensai at zmonkey.org
Thu Jan 21 12:02:10 MST 2010
Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> TCP or UDP?
> UDP is usually better. No need to layer TCP over TCP.
I had a user at a hospital which only allowed tcp/80 and tcp/443. To get
the user online I had to set up a TCP daemon listening on 443. It worked
and I've left it running just in case. The biggest drawback is that I
have to run separate daemons for UDP and TCP. Not a deal breaker but
> For Windows, we use the exe that comes with the driver, OpenVPN and
> GUI all wrapped into one. For Macs, we use TunnelBlick.
I've got it working on Window Mobile. The secret was to embed the
certificate in the config file.
> For Linux,
> we use... well it's distro specific :) I can *almost* get
> NetworkManager to work with my ca, cert, key and password. Maybe it
> works now; I haven't tried in a while.
I got NetworkManager to work with my VPN, at least briefly. I ended up
abandoning NetworkManager entirely because it couldn't work quite how I
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