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    1 This page will contain a no-frills guide to getting OpenVPN up and running on a Windows server and client(s).
     1This page will contain a no-frills guide to getting OpenVPN up and running on a Windows server and client(s). For a more detailed understanding of setting up OpenVPN and its advanced features, see the [http://www.openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/documentation/howto.html HOWTO page].
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    33== Download and Install OpenVPN ==
     
    1717cd "C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\easy-rsa"
    1818}}}
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     202. Enter the following to initialize the OpenVPN configuration.
     21{{{
     22init-config
     23}}}
     24 * NOTE: Only run init-config once, during installation.
     253. Enter the following to open the vars.bat file in a text editor:
     26{{{
     27notepad vars.bat
     28}}}
     294. Edit the following lines in vars.bat, replacing "US", "CA," etc. with your company's information:
     30{{{
     31set KEY_COUNTRY=US
     32set KEY_PROVINCE=CA
     33set KEY_CITY=SanFrancisco
     34set KEY_ORG=OpenVPN
     35set KEY_EMAIL=mail@host.domain
     36}}}
     375. Save the file and exit notepad.
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     39
     40== Further Considerations / Troubleshoting ==
     41Your server will need to have a static IP or DNS to be accessible over the long term. One solution is to sign up for an account with DynDNS and install the DynDNS Updater on your server. This account will determine the static DNS of your server. (For example, "myserver.dyndns.org")