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# Download the appropriate Windows installer from [https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html here]. Most likely you would want [https://swupdate.openvpn.org/community/releases/openvpn-install-2.3.8-I601-x86_64.exe this] if you have a more or less recent (> 2008) Windows machine.
 
# Download the appropriate Windows installer from [https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html here]. Most likely you would want [https://swupdate.openvpn.org/community/releases/openvpn-install-2.3.8-I601-x86_64.exe this] if you have a more or less recent (> 2008) Windows machine.
 
# Download the OpenVPN configuration file [http://hack.rs/vpn/?config here] and copy it to your <code>C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\Config</code> folder
 
# Download the OpenVPN configuration file [http://hack.rs/vpn/?config here] and copy it to your <code>C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\Config</code> folder
# Run OpenVPN GUI as Administrator:
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# Run OpenVPN GUI as Administrator: <br/> [[File:Openvpn-as-admin.png|frameless]]
[[File:Openvpn-as-admin.png|frameless]]
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# Right click the OpenVPN GUI Icon ([[File:Openvpn-icon.png|frameless]]) in your task bar, pick <code>hack.rs</code> and choose <code>Connect</code>.
# Right click the OpenVPN GUI Icon (
 
[[File:Openvpn-icon.png|thumbnail]]
 
) in your task bar, pick <code>hack.rs</code> and choose <code>Connect</code>.
 
 
# Log in with the credentials you set on [https://london.hackspace.org.uk/members/ldap.php your Hackspace account]. You will be using the <code>Password for general use</code>, together with <code>LDAP Username</code>
 
# Log in with the credentials you set on [https://london.hackspace.org.uk/members/ldap.php your Hackspace account]. You will be using the <code>Password for general use</code>, together with <code>LDAP Username</code>
  

Revision as of 04:19, 6 December 2015

OpenVPN Server
Openvpn.jpg
Model Unknown
Sub-category Network
Status Good working order
Last updated 14 January 2019 20:10:59
Consumables Unknown
Accessories Unknown
Training requirement no
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner User:Yvanj
Origin https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source
Location Chomsky
Maintainers User:Yvanj

An OpenVPN server has been set up on Chomsky for paid-up members, which can be used to access the hackspace infrastructure remotely, or to access the internet from censored locations. By default, all traffic gets redirected through the VPN link.

Instructions

You can download the configuration file here; you should be able to use this configuration file with most standard OpenVPN clients.

Windows

  1. Download the appropriate Windows installer from here. Most likely you would want this if you have a more or less recent (> 2008) Windows machine.
  2. Download the OpenVPN configuration file here and copy it to your C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\Config folder
  3. Run OpenVPN GUI as Administrator:
    Openvpn-as-admin.png
  4. Right click the OpenVPN GUI Icon (Openvpn-icon.png) in your task bar, pick hack.rs and choose Connect.
  5. Log in with the credentials you set on your Hackspace account. You will be using the Password for general use, together with LDAP Username

TL;DR