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Postby morrosis » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:34 am


Running 16.04 and trying to connect to the VPN, below I added details I could find in the syslog, what my ip addr show and every command I ran to setup the system

When trying to connect the error message is tsl timeout which happens after 60 seconds

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
Release: 16.04
Codename: xenial

ip addr
1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1
link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
inet scope host lo
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
inet6 ::1/128 scope host
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
2: ens160: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group default qlen 1000
link/ether 00:0c:29:57:03:ad brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
inet brd scope global ens160
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
inet6 fe80::20c:29ff:fe57:3ad/64 scope link
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
6: tun0: <POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST,NOARP,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UNKNOWN group default qlen 100
inet peer scope global tun0
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

systemctl status openvpn.service
● openvpn.service - OpenVPN service
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/openvpn.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (exited) since Tue 2017-06-20 18:04:38 AEST; 17min ago
Process: 18800 ExecStart=/bin/true (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
Main PID: 18800 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
Tasks: 0
Memory: 0B
CPU: 0
CGroup: /system.slice/openvpn.service

In sys log there is an error of
"Jun 20 17:57:54 VPN ovpn-myvpn[18690]: Options error: In [CMD-LINE]:1: Error opening configuration file: /etc/openvpn/myvpn.conf"

which if I ls gives
root@VPN:/etc/openvpn# ls
ca.crt dh2048.pem easy-rsa ipp.txt openvpn-status.log server.conf server.crt server.key update-resolv-conf

So no myvpn.conf, I guess it is looking for server.conf?
Syslog info

Every command I ran to set it up

Line 40 I did change to ens160

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