How to Set Up OpenVPN on Linux Command Line Interface

How to Set Up OpenVPN on Linux Command Line Interface

  1. Install OpenVPN
    Open the terminal, login as root and run the following command:
    'apt-get install openvpn'

  2. Download configuration file
    You can download your OpenVPN config file here

    Once you have the config file, move it to 
    /etc/openvpn/vpnht.ovpn

  3. Run OpenVPN
    Now run openvpn as root with the following command:
    # openvpn /etc/openvpn/vpnht.ovpn

    Enter your credentials and you should be connected

Was this answer helpful?

 Print this Article

Also Read

How to set up VPN on your Tomato router with OpenVPN ?

How to set up VPN on your Tomato router with OpenVPN ? Step 1: Enter Basic Settings Server...

How to Set Up OpenVPN on OpenElec / KODI

How to Set Up OpenVPN on OpenElec / KODI Please note that there is no option in OpenELEC...

Setup VPN Client on Synology

Setup VPN Client on Synology  Step 0: Go to your DSM control panel If you do not know the...

How to set up VPN on your Chromebook with L2TP ?

How to set up VPN on your Chromebook with L2TP ? Step 1: Open Settings  Right-click the...

Setup PPTP VPN in Windows

Setup PPTP VPN in Windows Open Control Panel Click on "View network status and tasks" Click...