Openvpn allows to establish a vpn connection to a remote network.
From the client perspective, it requires the openvpn client to be installed. It also requires a configuration file, some certificates, a key file and a personal user-defined password:
Here's how to establish a vpn connection to a remote network with openvpn client:
root> openvpn --config maretec_ist.ovpn
Sample Configuration File
Here's a typical configuration .ovpn file:
remote 193.13?.12?.2?5 rport 1?35? proto udp dev tap pull tls-client ##Uncomment this line in Windows XP ##Comment this line in Linux #show-net-up ca MARETEC_VPN_CA.crt cert usr.MARETEC.crt key usr.MARETEC.key # enable LZO compression comp-lzo verb 4