Use openvpn with openVPN-Rig

asked 2015-11-26 23:12:35 +0200

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updated 2015-11-27 11:26:12 +0200

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I found another way to use openVPN with Sailfish OS.

1) Download openVPN Rig from here: openVPN-Rig and install the .rpm package.

2) Copy all your files to the phone (in my case: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key, ta.key)

3) Create an openVPN.conf file:

remote vpn....
askpass /home/nemo/passw/pas.pass
ca /home/nemo/anyfolder/ca.crt
cert /home/nemo/anyfolder/client.crt
key /home/nemo/anyfolder/client.key
comp-lzo yes
dev tun
proto udp
tls-auth /home/nemo/anyfolder/ta.key 1
script-security 2
user openvpn
group openvpn
dhcp-option DNS XX.XX.XX.XX
dhcp-option DNS XX.XX.XX.X

3.1) Path /home/nemo/anyfolder/ca.cert -> this is the path were you saved your files.

3.2) askpass /home/nemo/passw/pas.pass -> this is the path to the password, stored in an file. We will create this later.

3.3) dhcp-option DNS XX.XX.XX.XX -> use an open dns

3.4) Copy the file to your jolla -> path: /home/nemo/anyfolder/

4) Create the password file:

4.1) Create a new password file named pas.pass -> insert your password into the file.

4.2) chmod 600 pas.pass (run this on the terminal)

4.3) Copy the file to your jolla. path: /home/nemo/passw/

5) Start the openVPN Rig app on your Jolla and do the configuration for your openVPN. Set all the paths: /home/nemo/anyfolder/ca.cert (for the CA cert ....) For the extra options use the path to your config file: /home/nemo/anyfolder/openVPN.conf

And that's it!

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Excellent. Many thanks.

richardski ( 2015-11-28 04:23:16 +0200 )edit