Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of GettingStartedwithOVPN


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Timestamp:
02/28/19 10:56:07 (19 months ago)
Author:
novaflash
Comment:

turns out --listen was a mistake in the documentation that wasn't noticed until now. removed mentions of --listen and replaced with --local

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  • GettingStartedwithOVPN

    v15 v16  
    6464If you want to run multiple VPN clients on the same host, it is advisable to also add 'nobind' to your configuration file.  This makes OpenVPN use a random client side port when connecting.  Without it, it will use the same port number as used to connect to the server.
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    66 On the server side, you can use --local to tell OpenVPN to listen on a particular IP address (used to be --listen on older OpenVPN versions). For example listening to IP address 192.168.100.1, you need first to have a network adapter configured with this IP address.  Then you can add this line to the server configuration:
     66On the server side, you can use --local to tell OpenVPN to listen on a particular IP address. For example listening to IP address 192.168.100.1, you need first to have a network adapter configured with this IP address.  Then you can add this line to the server configuration:
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    6868{{{