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AdminPortal can't be accessed," Your connection is not private"(NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID)

Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:32 pm
by xingkaiEden
Hi Community,

I am trying to set up an access server on AWS since I need to set up TAP which the OpenVPN cloud is not supported.
so I used Access Server AWS launcher to create a stack in my CouldFormation, then I click outputs to find the admin portal(https://3.98.96.208/admin/). But the browser blocked me out and give me an alert that said: Your connection is not private. I tried it in both chrome and safari, both did work.

The complete message from chrome is:
Your connection is not private
Attackers might be trying to steal your information from 3.98.96.208 (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). Learn more
NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID

3.98.96.208 normally uses encryption to protect your information. When Google Chrome tried to connect to 3.98.96.208 this time, the website sent back unusual and incorrect credentials. This may happen when an attacker is trying to pretend to be 3.98.96.208, or a Wi-Fi sign-in screen has interrupted the connection. Your information is still secure because Google Chrome stopped the connection before any data was exchanged.

You cannot visit 3.98.96.208 right now because the website sent scrambled credentials that Google Chrome cannot process. Network errors and attacks are usually temporary, so this page will probably work later.
what should I do?
I appreciate any helps!

Re: AdminPortal can't be accessed," Your connection is not private"(NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID)

Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:48 am
by openvpn_inc
Hello xingkayEden,

Did you log in through SSH to complete the setup process and set a password for the openvpn user account?

Can you also try another web browser or another computer to access this address?

Kind regards,
Johan

Re: AdminPortal can't be accessed," Your connection is not private"(NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID)

Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 6:41 pm
by xingkaiEden
Thanks for replying to me!

I managed to change the default SSL certificate to the one that I generated by using easy-rsa. Even though the browser is still complaining the connection is not private, but it let me access the admin portal.

Re: AdminPortal can't be accessed," Your connection is not private"(NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID)

Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2021 1:07 pm
by openvpn_inc
Hello xingkayEden,

If you do not install a trusted certificate then it will of course still produce that error message, that is normal. You can solve that by installing a trusted cert.

Kind regards,
Johan