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OpenVPN for Dummies II

Wed May 17, 2017 9:28 pm

Part I

5. OPENVPN-SERVER CONFIGURATION - Secrets - Always in the PPP slider add a new secret which will be necessary for our client configuration.
Choose your secrets configuration. This username / secret you will need to insert in your client.
Add a new Firewall Rule under IP/Firewall/Filter Rules as follows for our OpenVPN-Incoming traffic. As action on the "Action" slider configure "accept". The other sliders do not need configuration :
7. CLIENT CONFIGURATION - The Client configuration files
Create a new folder on your Linux / Windows machine to store the client certificates that you created in step 1g viewtopic.php?f=2&t=121587Part I.
Copy the files ca.cert + my_client.crt + my_client.key into this folder and create a new file called my_client.ovpn (name here has to be exactly the same as for example my_client.key). Apply the following configuration, save and copy the whole folder somewhere to your mobile phone:
8. CLIENT CONFIGURATION - Importing the settings
Install the OVPN-App on your Android-Phone and under "Import/Import Profile from SD card" search your newly created folder form step 7 and import the my_client.ovpn-file.
Start your OVPN-App and type in your username and password combination created in step 5.

9. OVPN-Client should connect now.

This tutorial is mainly based on the ressources for Open VPN-Server on Mikrotik Devices that you can find here: ... l]MikroTik Tutorial 22 openvpn Einführung (In german language Parts 22 to 26).
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Re: OpenVPN for Dummies II

Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:19 am

It's method work normally for me. Thanks! You have mistake in 1st part - client's cert need client sign, not server!
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Re: OpenVPN for Dummies II

Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:18 pm

Hello and thanks for your guide. How i can route the ovpn client to the subnet that opvn server have without redirect all traffic there?

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