macOS

How to set up an OS X OpenVPN client

Last week's mac techmail was How to set up an OS X OpenVPN client which looks at using the fantastic Shimo VPN client program to setup a client endpoint to an OpenVPN-based VPN (using certificates). It ties in with the other tips in this "series" regarding OpenVPN.

Shimo is quite awesome. I use it with a few different OpenVPN VPNs and have used it with Cisco VPN as well. Highly recommended application.

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Linux

How to set up an OpenVPN server

This week's techmail is How to set up an OpenVPN server which is a quick-n-dirty primer on how to get OpenVPN setup. Insider's tip: it's part 1 of a 3 part series about fairly basic OpenVPN configuration and usage (OpenVPN has got a lot of neatness and frustration under the hood!). If you want to know how to get your own OpenVPN setup going, this will help you get on your way.

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Linux

Playing with OpenVPN

Been messing around with OpenVPN today since I had some time and it's a little frustrating. There's some tutorials out there, but they're all pretty terse... most of the stuff it's almost assumed that you already know. Anyways, used the church I go to since I have access to one of the servers there and set it up as an OpenVPN server with the appropriate forwarding via the firewall (a linksys "box"). ...

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