Opened 13 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#51 closed Bug / Defect (wontfix)

Easy-rsa howto needs more info

Reported by: Samuli Seppänen Owned by: Eric Crist
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: easy-rsa Version: easyrsa-2.x
Severity: Not set (select this one, unless your'e a OpenVPN developer) Keywords:



This actually bit me once when I first setup openvpn and when I saw a bug filed on ubuntu's launchpad over a similar problem, I thought I'd report it.

The way to execute vars in easy-rsa's howto needs further info for inexperience new users as ". vars" looked like simply executing the file i.e "./vars". This of course will not export the env variables in the correct scope. May I suggest switching that step in the instructions to perhaps "source vars" or append further information to that step in the instructions to explain that ". vars" is to be run as is.


Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Samuli Seppänen

Originally reported to by Brinley Ang (

This problem persists ((if it is one):

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by David Sommerseth

Owner: set to Eric Crist
Status: newassigned

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Samuli Seppänen

Component: Documentationeasy-rsa
Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed
Version: 2.1.0 / 2.1.1easyrsa-2.x

In all things easy-rsa please work with the easy-rsa project. That said, easy-rsa 2.x is no longer supported, so I'll close this as "wontfix".

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