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upgrayyed
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can i cat server.conf

Post by upgrayyed » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:20 pm

can i cat and echo all of the crt. keys and dh. into the server.conf file or will this cause security issues if it does work ? i'm trying this and it seems to be going ok, i haven't gotten the server up, ive got to figure out the proper end tag for the diffie hellman.
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Re: can i cat server.conf

Post by TinCanTech » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:05 pm

upgrayyed wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:20 pm
can i cat and echo all of the crt. keys and dh. into the server.conf file or will this cause security issues
It is down to the tools you use .. Openvpn is not " idiot proof "

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Re: can i cat server.conf

Post by upgrayyed » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:58 am

that wasn't much of an answer, i get that it seems dumb to who you know much more than i about this subject , but instead of belittling why not try and give a hand?

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Re: can i cat server.conf

Post by TinCanTech » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:11 am

upgrayyed wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:58 am
that wasn't much of an answer
Your question was weak.
upgrayyed wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:58 am
instead of belittling why not try and give a hand?
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Re: can i cat server.conf

Post by upgrayyed » Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:16 am

this was kinda of lame to ask, but my issue was that i couldn't figure what in my server.conf was preventing the service from loading, it turned out to be that i wasn't pointing to the directories that each key is located in, i wasn't aware at this time that was required, i thought it just needs to be placed into the proper file location, so if anyone later runs into similar issues , make sure to tell the server.conf where the ca.crt , server.crt dh.pem server.key are located.

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