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I want to use OpenVPN on Ubuntu. The following three files are provided:

  • client.conf
  • tccg-ca.crt
  • tccg-ta.key

What are the steps to configure OpenVPN in Ubuntu by using these files. I have installed OpenVPN at /etc/openvpn.

In network-manager when I choose OpenVPN to create a new connection, it asks for User certifcate, CA certificate, Private Key and Private Key password. I am totally blind for next steps. How I can proceed further?

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What do you have in your client.conf file? – Peter Krejci Jan 18 '12 at 20:29

Just copy these 3 files into /etc/openvpn/ folder (remember to use sudo cp), then:

sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start client.conf

where client.conf is your .conf file name.

To stop the current openvpn:

sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn stop
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