So I trying to setup OpenVPN on my Ubuntu 20.04. I am using this online article (How to setup a OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 20.04) that was recommended to me to set up a VPN with the Certificate Authority. I am stuck in this area:

scp -v pki/reqs/server.req  krillavilla@camachine:/home/krillavilla/

This is my result:

Executing: program /usr/bin/ssh host camachine, user krillavilla, command scp -v -t /home/krillavilla/
OpenSSH_8.2p1 Ubuntu-4ubuntu0.1, OpenSSL 1.1.1f  31 Mar 2020
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 19: include /etc/ssh/ssh_config.d/*.conf matched no files
debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 21: Applying options for *
ssh: Could not resolve hostname camachine: Name or service not known
lost connection
  • The response says that your computer cannot determine what is the IP of camachine. Therefore, it does not know where to connect to. If you try ping camachine you will see that your computer will report that camachine address is unknown. Oh, I see that camachine is directly from the examples you provided. You should exchange it with your server. – nobody Jul 27 at 16:54
  • You should copy certificate request to signing server, if you have one. otherwise sign it where it was created. – nobody Jul 27 at 17:01

Accord to the article. you need two machines to complete VPN server.

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