Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#51 assigned Bug / Defect

Easy-rsa howto needs more info

Reported by: samuli Owned by: ecrist
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: Documentation Version: 2.1.0 / 2.1.1
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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 (2)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by samuli

Originally reported to by Brinley Ang (

This problem persists ((if it is one):

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by dazo

  • Owner set to ecrist
  • Status changed from new to assigned
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