How to set up OpenVPN Client on Windows and macOS

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Updated 05-28-2024 20:51:32 PM FAQ view icon3801
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OpenVPN is open-source virtual private network (VPN) software that utilizes SSL/TLS protocols for encrypted communication. It provides secure remote access and site-to-site connections and is widely used to protect network communication and access control.

Please follow the steps below to set up the OpenVPN connection.

Windows PC

Step 1: Open your browser and navigate to https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/.

Step 2: Click Downloads, then click the link corresponding to your Windows version.

Step 3: Download and run the installer.

Step 4: Please enter the OpenVPN software

Step 5: Click on FILE, then click on BROWSER and import the server ovpn file.

Step 6: Please check the server setting, then click on CONNECT.

Step 7: If it shows connected, the OpenVPN connection is established successfully.

Note: If an error message appears that the Server version is too low, you can go to Settings > Advanced Settings > Security Level and select Insecure to solve the issue.

MacBook

Step 1: Open your web browser and navigate to https://openvpn.net/client-connect-vpn-for-mac-os/

Step 2: Click on the Downloads option to download the OpenVPN connect for macOS.

Step 3: Once your download is complete, select the installer for your operation system and install the OpenVPN software.

Step 4: Please enter the OpenVPN software, click on FILE, click on BROWSER, and import the server ovpn file.

Step 5: Please check the server setting, then click on CONNECT

Step 6: If it shows connected, the OpenVPN connection is established successfully.

Note: If an error message appears that the Server version is too low, you can go to Settings > Advanced Settings > Security Level and select Insecure to solve the issue.

 

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